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WG Alma Conjuring Collection

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WG Alma Conjuring Collection at the State Library of Victoria is highly valued by researchers and performers around the world.

The collection includes many rare and ephemeral materials, historical journals from the late 19th and 20th centuries, and limited edition publications by celebrated magicians such as Houdini, Professor Hoffman, Penn and Teller, Harry Blackstone and Dai Vernon.

The Collection was donated by \Australian magician William George Alma and reflects his lifelong dedication to the art of conjuring.

The Collection contains around 2000 books on magic, 60 magazine titles, 1500 photographs, 300 posters, over 400 detailed research files on individual magicians and other magic memorabilia.

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