Habra Khan Adabra (UN-M-1293)
3. Despite efforts to have Adabra transferred from Galloway Prison, some forty years earlier. Adabra was finally transferred to the Keep on the 21st April 1930.
Her Majesties Prison Service turned down the request made in 1890, and further requests were made through the following decades, but it wasn't until Adabra had served almost 80 years of incarceration, that the request was finally accepted. Adabra would serve the rest of his "life" sentence at the Keep.
4. A telegram, found in the belongings of Alain Dupont, was the invite to perform, which brought the Great Mystic to British Shores.
HER GRACIOUS MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA. REQUESTS MASTER MAGICIAN ADABRA TO PERFORM. AT CRYSTAL PALACE CELEBRATION. PLEASE REPLY ON RETURN. END.