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Del Adelphia

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Del Adelphia (1868-February 10, 1917), born Adelphia J.Brown in Ohio, performed with long flowing hair and in buck-skin costume as the "Cowboy Magician".

He performed at the eleventh annual SAM banquet in New York City. His signature tricks were the Vanishing Bird Cage, which he would often repeat, and the egg bag. Harry Blackstone Sr. bought the Vanishing Bird Cage illusion after Del passed away.

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