Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-Though the trick is reported to be of oriental origin, Frank Ducrot is the inventor of the common method using a clear disk. He devised it around ​the turn of the twentieth century. Al Baker improved the method with a rubber cover. Alexander Herrmann invented the double-walled "​Brahman Bowls". Since Herrmann died in 1896, it is not certain whether the Brahman Bowls preceded Ducrot'​s.+Though the trick is reported to be of oriental origin, Frank Ducrot is the inventor of the common method using a clear disk. He published his version in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​4437/​Mahatma+Vol+04/​78|Mahatma]]//,​ Vol. 4 No. 9, Mar. 1901, p. 454. Ducrot admits in the write-up that the basic trick already exists and is "ever popular." ​Al Baker improved the method with a rubber cover in his marketed, "​Chinese Rice Bowls,"​ 1933. Alexander Herrmann invented the double-walled "​Brahman Bowls."
  
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