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The Davenports – Lightning Magicians & Illusionists poster

This was painted by magician and family friend Bryan Baggs in 2020. It is No. 2 of 30. It is based on a poster design for the stage act of Lewis and Julia Davenport, although no copy of the poster has ever been found. The image was also used for a postcard: see Ref. no. N450. Their act was silent, hence the billing ‘No Time to Talk’. Lewis and Julia performed from 1904-1909, so the date of the postcard is circa 1906.

Item Details

Size 285 x 600mm
Date 2020
People , , ,
Acts The Davenports
Ref no N1975 D76