Larson Museum of Magic

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The Larson Museum of Magic, in New York City on West 66th St. (Manhattan), was Charles H. Larson's (c.1870-1950) collection which he kept at his private residence and in his business office. It contained nearly 40,000 tricks, gimmicks, and apparatus from which he had gathered from all over the world.[1] He also cataloged his collection of card tricks, consisting of some 2,000 principles, which he had grouped together in small metal boxes.[2]
Ad in March 1944 Genii

Larson made numerous trips to Europe, visiting many countries in search for magic.

Larson sold part of his vast collection to Lou Tannen in 1944.[3]

References

  1. A LINKING RING REPORTER VISITS THE CHARLES H. LARSON COLLECTION, Linking Ring, April 1943
  2. Hobby Magic, Morris Young, M.D. (1950)
  3. Genii 1944 March
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