|Born||August 6, 1857|
|Died||March 28, 1929 (age 71) |
From 1882, Blackburn assisted smith in a second sight act. Smith would claim that genuine telepathy was practiced, though Blackburn would later admit that the act was a hoax.
Blackburn went on to South Africa and wrote six novels on African life. 
- Thought-reading, or, Modern mysteries explained: being chapters on thought-reading, occultism, mesmerism, &c., forming a key to the psychological puzzles of the day, (1884)
- ↑ ESP, Seers & Psychics By Milbourne Christopher (1970)