LOT 3064
SOLD €800,00

[Various: Electricity. Sword swallowing] Chevalier Cliquot

'Giving his scientific performances, before physicians and students at the Rush Medical College Chicago, U.S.A. and at the University Liverpool Eng. The electric light penetrates through the body. The world's greatest sword phenomenon'. Friedländer, Hamburg, 1902. 48 x 71 cm. Lith. no. 2141.

Folding lines, sl. brittle along edges. *Chevalier Cliquot, born as Fredrick McLone in 1870, became famous as the world's best sword swallower of his time; he would swallow a blade weighed down with dumbells, a 55 cm long bayonet, 18 swords at the same time and he would even swallow a lighted sword (a lead blade with a light bulb at the end).

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