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The [[Sand Frame]] a classic parlor pieces. It was invented by magician [[Eugene Bosco]] sometime in the mid-1800s.  It is referenced in [[More Magic]] by [[Professor Hoffman]], which was printed in 1889. Although it appears he credits his father, [[Bartolomeo Bosco]].
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The [[Sand Frame]] a classic parlor pieces. It was invented by magician [[Eugene Bosco]] sometime in the mid-1800s.  It is referenced in [[More Magic]] by [[Professor Hoffmann]], which was printed in 1889. Although it appears he credits his father, [[Bartolomeo Bosco]].
  
 
It is a little device for making small, flat things — cards, notes, photos, what have you — disappear and re-appear.  As you can guess, sand is part of the principle that creates the illusion.
 
It is a little device for making small, flat things — cards, notes, photos, what have you — disappear and re-appear.  As you can guess, sand is part of the principle that creates the illusion.

Revision as of 09:35, 25 June 2008

The Sand Frame a classic parlor pieces. It was invented by magician Eugene Bosco sometime in the mid-1800s. It is referenced in More Magic by Professor Hoffmann, which was printed in 1889. Although it appears he credits his father, Bartolomeo Bosco.

It is a little device for making small, flat things — cards, notes, photos, what have you — disappear and re-appear. As you can guess, sand is part of the principle that creates the illusion.