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Alice Hannah Anderson

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Alice Hannah Anderson
BornMay 30, 1847
London, England
Died?

Alice Hannah Anderson (1847-?), the second daughter of John Henry Anderson, assisted her father as "Flora Anderson" and "F. Anderson" from 1858 to as late as 1868.[1][2]

Biography

She helped with performing the Magic Portfolio and the Hindu Decapitation, as well as with singing.

She was believed at first to have been "Jennie the Magicienne," who drowned in 1875 in New Zealand. But that Jennie was actually Jennie Whiteside, who sometimes used the name Alice.[3][4][5]

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic: An International Biographical Guide From Past to Present by Bart Whaley (1990)
  2. Conjurers' Monthly Magazine, June 1908
  3. Conjuring by James Randi (1992)
  4. Magic Circular, Nov. 1991
  5. DARLING JENNIE: THE STORY OF JENNIE ANDERSON, NEW ZEALAND'S FIRST PROFESSIONAL MAGICIAN by James V. Reilly (1991)