Jean Hugard
1
In Collection
#614
10*
Conjuring
Magician
Photograph 
A studio portrait of Jean Hugard in a serious looking profile shot. It is signed and dated on the back. Photo measures approximately 5" x 7". Desfor photo.

About a one inch split to middle of right side with some minor creasing there as well. Otherwise good and wouldn't be very noticeable once framed.
Product Details
Extras Autographed
Personal Details
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Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Jean Hugard
(1871-1959)

Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Stage and pen name of John Gerard Rodney Boyce, originally aka 'Jean Hugarde', later aka 'Chin Sun Loo'. Inspired in 1880 seeing Haselmayer show. Learned a week later reading Robert-Houdin's Secrets of Magic, then Hoffmann's Modern Magic. Debut in 1896. Pro since 1900. Moved to USA in 1916, working vaude 1916-18 and in own magic theater in Luna Park (at Coney Island) 1919-29 when retired in Brooklyn to write and edit magic. Named 4th SAM Dean of Magicians in 1951. SAM Hall of Fame.