Henry Jeffery Atkins (Sept 3, 1919 - Mar 19, 2001) was a noted British magician. He is cited as a major force in the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years.
He also served a term as international president of the IBM.
As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.
He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.
- Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans, 1971).
- Cover story in Genii Magazine, vol.42 No.8, (Aug 1978)
There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as Jeffrey.
Performing Mummy Levitation