This small poster showcases Cortini der Mann mit den $100000 Dollar.
The bill includes Fred Culpitt and Arthur Worsley ‘Manchester’s Boy Ventriloquist’.
The bill includes Fred Culpitt.
This congress was attended by Lewis, Wynne and Gus Davenport. This badge from the family collection would have belonged to one of them. The congress was organised by the Magischer Zirkel in Germany. We have two examples of this.
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.
Written on the back of the photograph is: Deveen & Blondes & Eric Williams. Taken at IBM Convention ’36. (Eric Williams is on the right)
The envelope is addressed to Gus Davenport at 15 New Oxford Street, which at the time was Davenports shop address. The envelope with the magazine inside was rediscovered in 2019 during a sort out!
It was produced for the makers of Rowntree’s cocoa, jellies and gums. The coronation of Edward VIII as King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor of India was due to take place at Westminster Abbey on 12 May 1937. In the event he abdicated in 1936, but by then all sorts of memorabilia had been planned or produced.