Hood, Sam, 1872-1953

Murray, the Escapologist, is hauled up by his feet in a straight-jacket in Shakespeare Place, Sydney, 16 Feb. 1928

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This photo was taken outside the Mitchell Library in Sydney in 1928. Murray the Magician is entertaining a crowd of people. He is tied up and hanging upside down. Murray is trying to get out of a straitjacket.