Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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 This latex paint formula was invented by Judges Charles W. Fricke and Caryl Fleming, and marketed by Fleming in 1937. However, the idea of using rub-off pips is very old and is described in early conjuring texts. The original form of the principle involved cutting out a pip from one card and sticking it onto another, making a four appear to be a five, or an eight a nine, for example. When the card was turned face down, the magician would steal the additional pip away to effect a change. This was published in Horatio Galasso'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13226/​Gibeci+re/​61|Giochi ​ di carte bellissimi de regola, e di memoria]]//,​ 1593, p. 61 of the Pieper translation. This book was translated and published in //​Gibecière//,​ Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2007, p. 15-150. This latex paint formula was invented by Judges Charles W. Fricke and Caryl Fleming, and marketed by Fleming in 1937. However, the idea of using rub-off pips is very old and is described in early conjuring texts. The original form of the principle involved cutting out a pip from one card and sticking it onto another, making a four appear to be a five, or an eight a nine, for example. When the card was turned face down, the magician would steal the additional pip away to effect a change. This was published in Horatio Galasso'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13226/​Gibeci+re/​61|Giochi ​ di carte bellissimi de regola, e di memoria]]//,​ 1593, p. 61 of the Pieper translation. This book was translated and published in //​Gibecière//,​ Vol. 2 No. 2, Summer 2007, p. 15-150.
  
-The transition to an ink- or powder-based imposter ​appeared ​to take place in the 18th century. Its use at the gaming table appeared in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​36270/​Gibeci+re/​107-110|L’Antidote ou le contrepoison des chevaliers d’industrie]]//,​ 1768, p. 107 of the Pieper translation. This book was translated in //​Gibecière//,​ Vol. 7 No. 2, Summer 2012, p. 60-175. It later appeared in the conjuring literature ​within ​Giuseppe Pinetti'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​10258/​Amusemens+Physiques+et+Differentes+Experiences+Divertissanes+1784/​19|Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments]]//,​ 1784, p. 20.+The transition to powder-and-soap-based imposter ​appears ​to have take place in the eighteenth ​century. Its use at the gaming table appeared in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​36270/​Gibeci+re/​107-110|L’Antidote ou le contrepoison des chevaliers d’industrie]]//,​ 1768, p. 107 of the Pieper translation. This book was translated in //​Gibecière//,​ Vol. 7 No. 2, Summer 2012, p. 60-175. It later appeared in conjuring literature ​in Giuseppe Pinetti'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​10258/​Amusemens+Physiques+et+Differentes+Experiences+Divertissanes+1784/​19|Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments]]//,​ 1784, p. 20.
  
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