Monsieur Bouvelard (fl. 1780s) is known for proudly proclaiming on his handbills that he "fairly beat" Highman Palatine (fl. 1760-1802) in a battle of magic at the Bush Tavern in Bristol (UK) on September 20, 1788.
His true nationality is unknown, but was probably English.
- ↑ Panorama of Prestidigitators by Milbourne Christopher (1956)
- ↑ Pietro Micheli, "They lived by tricks – Palatino, Palatine, Breslaw and Boaz", published by the author, Italy, 2012.