Jean Nicholas Ponsin
|Jean Nicholas Ponsin|
|Born||Charles Édouard Ponsin   |
March 19, 1801
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.
- ↑ THE WORLDS FAIR, Saturday, March 16, 1968, Page 7
- ↑ Geschichte der Zauberkunst von Kurt Volkmann, 7. Abschnitt, NACHFAHREN UND ERNEUERER, page 14
- ↑ http://danytrick.com/2011/12/j-n-ponsin/
- 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.