Henry R. Evans

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Henry Ridgely Evans
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Occupation Magician and psychical researcher

Henry Ridgely Evans (1861-1949) was an American writer and amateur magician.[1]

Evans worked in Baltimore, Maryland as a journalist and wrote books on conjurer tricks and magic.[2] He was a critic of spiritualism and theosophy and exposed the fraudulent tricks of mediums.[3] He specialized in the history of magic.[4]

Evans contributed to the book Magic Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography which received a positive review by the psychologist Joseph Jastrow.[5]

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Articles

Books

References[edit]

  1. ^ James D. Robenalt. (2004). Linking Rings: William W. Durbin and the Magic and Mystery of America. Kent State University Press. p. 19. ISBN 978-0873388085
  2. ^ Billboard. (1949). General News. 16 April. p. 60
  3. ^ Irving P. Fox. (1898). The Spatula. The Spatula Publishing Company. p. 653
  4. ^ Transactions of the Supreme Council of the 33d and Last Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America. (1905). House of the Temple. p. 83
  5. ^ Joseph Jastrow. (1897). Magic Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography by Albert A. Hopkins; Henry Ridgely Evans. Science, New Series, Vol. 6, No. 153. pp. 850-851.

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