WHAT IS ASTARTE? WHAT IS IT?
In this sensational illusion a lady is seen to walk,
jump., somersault, stand, sir or lie In the air, without
aid of mechanical contrivance, walking upon the ceil-
ing, up or down the side walls, and, in fact, defying all
laws of gravitation.
"The opening programme includes Astarte,
a woman who does mysterious feats in mid-air
The New York Dramatic Mirror; July 15, 1899
Hammerstein's Venetian Terrace
"Astarte, aerial gymnast..."
Tony Pastor's 14th Street Theatre / NYC / Vaudeville Program / November 18, 1889