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[[Jean Nicholas Ponsin]] {{PersonInfo||1801||1863}} who was born in Reims, France was a schoolmaster and amateur magician. Ponsin wrote a book, which was published in 1853, entitled [[Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée]]. His book was used by [[Prof. Hoffmann]], together with that of [[Robert-Houdin]], when collecting material for [[Modern Magic]]. A translation of those parts of his work not used by Hoffmann was published in 1937 by [[S.H. Sharpe]] under the title [[Ponsin On Conjuring]].  
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[[Jean Nicholas Ponsin]] was a schoolmaster and amateur magician.  
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Ponsin wrote a book, which was published in 1853, entitled [[Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée]]. His book was used by [[Prof. Hoffmann]], together with that of [[Robert-Houdin]], when collecting material for [[Modern Magic]]. A translation of those parts of his work not used by Hoffmann was published in 1937 by [[S.H. Sharpe]] under the title [[Ponsin On Conjuring]].  
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* Supplement to The [[Magic Circular]], February, 1953 HOFFMANN MEMORIAL LECTURE, 1952 MAGIC WITH CARDS A LECTURE DELIVERED BEFORE THE MAGIC CIRCLE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 1952 by ERNEST H. C. WETHERED.
 
* Supplement to The [[Magic Circular]], February, 1953 HOFFMANN MEMORIAL LECTURE, 1952 MAGIC WITH CARDS A LECTURE DELIVERED BEFORE THE MAGIC CIRCLE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 1952 by ERNEST H. C. WETHERED.
  
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Revision as of 18:54, 25 April 2010

Jean Nicholas Ponsin
Born1801
Reims, France
Died1863
Jean Nicholas Ponsin was a schoolmaster and amateur magician.

Ponsin wrote a book, which was published in 1853, entitled Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée. His book was used by Prof. Hoffmann, together with that of Robert-Houdin, when collecting material for Modern Magic. A translation of those parts of his work not used by Hoffmann was published in 1937 by S.H. Sharpe under the title Ponsin On Conjuring.

References

  • Supplement to The Magic Circular, February, 1953 HOFFMANN MEMORIAL LECTURE, 1952 MAGIC WITH CARDS A LECTURE DELIVERED BEFORE THE MAGIC CIRCLE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 1952 by ERNEST H. C. WETHERED.