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A person is suspended horizontally with just one broomstick under his armpit.
Robert-Houdin presented the illusion, using his youngest son, saying he was administering ether (anesthesiology was just becoming known) to make him lighter than air.
- ↑ Modern magic. A practical treatise on the art of conjuring by Hoffmann (1877)