Hartford: Calhoun Printing Works, ca. 1876. Handsome woodcut playbill for the gift show of this little-known performer and including a wood-engraved bust portrait of the magician as well as scenes of his wonderful trained birds and his "trained Russian cat." The bill also advertises trained mice, who presumably performed separately from the cat. 3 3/8 x 20 ". A. British by birth, Logrenia found minor success in England and on the European continent, where he claimed to have performed for the Czar of Russia in St. Petersburg. He settled in America in 1875. His son followed in his footsteps becoming a magician in his own right.
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