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J. A. J. Palmer

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J. A. J. Palmer
DiedDecember 22, 1951
Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

J. A. J. Palmer (?-1951), known as Jappe, was a past president of the Society of Irish Magicians (1942 – 1943).


Palmer had been an athlete, climber, fisherman, craftsman and civil servant. He helped to establish magic as an art.[1]

He was one of Dublin's most popular ever children's entertainer.

His lectures usually including a display of paraphernalia made by himself.[2]


  1. Abra, JANUARY 5th, 1952.
  2. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Feb 1952