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|====== Linking Rings ======||====== Linking Rings ======|
|-||An early explanation ||+||This trick has been associated with China since the early 1800s, when an East Indian conjurer, Kia Khan Khruse, performed it in England, claiming it came from China. However, its provenance is still uncertain. In his //De subtiltate//|
|+||Written explanations of the trick as we know it did not begin to appear in Western literature until the mid-1800s. An early explanation |
|+||However, ninety years before Ponsin, a detailed explanation was published in Japan, in Hirase Hose’s //|
|+||In the 1840s, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser created innovations in the Linking Ring routine, although the extant records may confuse his ideas with those of his student Georg Heubeck. See Hofzinser //|