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'''Sherwood B. Blodgett''', a Harvard graduate and World War I veteran, was an amateur magician that help pioneer close-up magic.
 
'''Sherwood B. Blodgett''', a Harvard graduate and World War I veteran, was an amateur magician that help pioneer close-up magic.
  
Blodgett began magic in 1862 and became to be known for "Vest Pocket Magic" columns in the [[Sphinx]] and [[Linking Ring]]. <ref>Obit, Linking Ring, December, 1967</ref>
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Blodgett began magic around 1906 and became to be known for "Vest Pocket Magic" columns in the [[Sphinx]] and [[Linking Ring]]. <ref>Obit, Linking Ring, December, 1967</ref>
  
 
He was an inventor of many many pocket tricks and a contributed many effects to [[Linking Ring]], [[The Sphinx]] and [[Osirian]].<ref>History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)</ref>
 
He was an inventor of many many pocket tricks and a contributed many effects to [[Linking Ring]], [[The Sphinx]] and [[Osirian]].<ref>History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)</ref>

Revision as of 19:23, 5 February 2013

Sherwood B. Blodgett
BornSherwood Brandon Blodgett
1887
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 4. 1967
Brookline, Massachusetts

Sherwood B. Blodgett, a Harvard graduate and World War I veteran, was an amateur magician that help pioneer close-up magic.

Blodgett began magic around 1906 and became to be known for "Vest Pocket Magic" columns in the Sphinx and Linking Ring. [1]

He was an inventor of many many pocket tricks and a contributed many effects to Linking Ring, The Sphinx and Osirian.[2]

In the 1930s, he was living in Atlanta, Georgia and was very involved with the magic societies there.[3]

References

  1. Obit, Linking Ring, December, 1967
  2. History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  3. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, January, 1932