The Davenport Collection
- a growing resource on magic and entertainment history

1908

Handbill for W.F. Frame’s 1908 Vaudeville Scottish north tour

Handbill for W.F. Frame’s 1908 Vaudeville Scottish north tour

W.F. Frame, the Man U Know, was a Scottish comedian who took concert parties on tour in Scotland and northern England. Lewis and Julia worked with him for two seasons: a 13-week Lowland tour in 1907 and a 3-week Highland tour in 1908. Julia and Lewis Davenport contributed two acts to the 1908 tour: The Davenports (Magicians and Illusionists) and Doo and Dare (Comedy Jugglers).

Gintaro’s medal

Gintaro’s medal

The citation on the display stand reads: Presented to M. Gintaro Japanese Juggler in recognition of his great success during nine years with MASKELYNE and DEVANT. 6th February 1908. See also the citation on the back of the medal.