From Flickr: “”Robert-Houdin: The Secrets of Conjuring & Magic” Translated by Professor Hoffmann. London: Routledge, 1878. 1st English edition” by lhboudreau

May 27, 2015 Uncategorized

Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin was a French magician who is considered the father of the modern style of conjuring. He took pride in exposing "fakes" and contrived mechanisms to produce remarkable illusions. Harry Houdini took his name from the inspiration provided by Houdin.

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