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David P. Abbott

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David P. Abbott
David P. Abbott - portrait (c. 1913).jpg
As pictured in The Spirit Portrait Mystery (1913)
Born 22 September 1863(1863-09-22)
Falls City, Richardson Co., Nebraska
Died 12 June 1934 (70)
Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska
Known for Behind the Scenes with the Mediums (1907)

David Phelps Abbott (September 22, 1863 - June 12, 1934) was an American magician who studied and debunked the methods of Spiritualist mediums and other clairvoyants for hire, often using the same methods as inspiration for his own performance work.

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