Amazing Chang Postcard

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Date:1934

Description:Postcard printed in green and white. The main body of the postcard features a portrait of a man (head and torso) dressed in Chinese costume. He is standing in front of a backdrop of flowers and butterflies.

Samuel Whittington-Wickes (1893-1970) had a remarkable career as an illusionist that took him around Great Britain and the World. He was best known as The Amazing Chang. This act included the renowned bullet catching trick that had killed plenty of his fellow magicians.

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