Frederick Eugene Powell - Throw Out Card
6
 (1920's)
In Collection
#1161
10*
Magic
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
Frederick Eugene Powell - Throw-out Card - Blue Bicycle Winged Wheet Back-MINT

Frederick Eugene Powell-Throw-out Card-Blue Bicycle Winged Wheet Back. Front of card has photo of Powell.

Text above: "When you play with BICYCLE, you hold Good PLAYING CARDS."

Text below photo: " a sus ordenes, Powell."
On line translation is: "a known order,"

DATE: Circa 1920s.
SIZE: 2 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches. Poker Size
CONDITION: MINT condition.

Product Details
Extras Rare
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Frederick Eugene Powell
From MagicPedia
Frederick Eugene Powell

Born March 1, 1856
Chester, Pennsylvania
Died February 28, 1938

Frederick Eugene Powell (1856 - 1938) started performing in 1874 after first obtaining a degree in civil engineering.
Powell performed with Imro Fox and Servais LeRoy as part of the billing called the "Triple Alliance". He went on to create his own illusion show touring the United States, South America, and the West Indies.

Powell's entire stage show was destroyed twice, once 1915 by a fire and again in 1921 by a flood in San Antonio. Powell continued to perform. His last public performance was in November, 1934. Powell retired to New Haven, Connecticut.

Powell was Deans of The Society of American Magicians from 1922 to 1938.

Powell lived with John Petrie during his last years who filmed some 16mm movies including studies Powell (a copy of the film is now part of the S.A.M. Film Library.)

References
•Cover Linking Ring, Vol. 3, no. 6, December 1925.
•Obit Genii 1938 March
•Photo Genii 1951 March
•Frederick Eugene Powell - The Man and his Magic written by Thomas A. Ewing (1987)