The printer’s date is 21 July 1930.
The annual dinner took place on 26 January 1930 at the Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue, London. The hand written caption below the photograph incorrectly refers to the Northumberland Hotel. Louis Gautier is standing at the back, just left of centre. There is a brief description of the evening in ‘The Magician Monthly’, February 1930.
16 pages crammed full with jokes, novelties, puzzles and magic. According to the cover this illustrated catalogue features jokers’ novelties, magic, puzzles, table decorations and favors, and funny banquet novelties. Manufactured by S.S. Adams Company, Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Lewis Davenport often visited the Leipzig toy fair in Germany. This badge from the family collection would have been his own, or that of his wife Wynne. We have two examples of this.