The Davenport Collection
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Dick Turpin’s Torn and Restored Newspaper

There are many methods for the torn and restored newspaper trick. Dick Turpin’s method was put on the market by Brunel White. One of the illustrations here gives a more complete description of what the audience see. Note that in the top left hand corner of the envelope there is a hand written message: ‘With compliments from Brunel White’. Brunel White and the Davenports were good friends.

Item Details

Size Size of envelope is 230 x 150mm.
Date 1930s
People ,
Key Phrases
Ref no N2949