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Jean Nicholas Ponsin
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|Jean Nicholas Ponsin|
|Born||Charles Édouard Ponsin|
March 19, 1801
Jean Nicholas Ponsin (1801-1863), born Charles Édouard Ponsin  , was a schoolmaster and amateur magician.
Ponsin wrote a book, which was published in 1853, entitled Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée. His book was used by Prof. Hoffmann, together with that of Robert-Houdin, when collecting material for Modern Magic. A translation of those parts of his work not used by Hoffmann was published in 1937 by S.H. Sharpe under the title Ponsin On Conjuring.
- ↑ THE WORLDS FAIR, Saturday, March 16, 1968, Page 7
- ↑ Geschichte der Zauberkunst von Kurt Volkmann, 7. Abschnitt, NACHFAHREN UND ERNEUERER, page 14
- ↑ http://danytrick.com/2011/12/j-n-ponsin/
- Supplement to The Magic Circular, February, 1953 HOFFMANN MEMORIAL LECTURE, 1952 MAGIC WITH CARDS A LECTURE DELIVERED BEFORE THE MAGIC CIRCLE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 1952 by ERNEST H. C. WETHERED.