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Mr. Chapin & Spirit of Wife & Baby
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring a photo sitting on a table of the oil merchant Mr. Chapin and the spirit of his wife and baby.
Hannah Mumler & Spirit of Dr. Rush
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring Mumler's wife and assistant Hannah and the spirit of her "Controlling Spirit" Dr. Benjamin Rush. Learn More About Mumler's Relatives: Mumler Family Tree Hannah Frances Green Mumler (1832 - 1912) was a famous healing medium, and conducted her own spiritual business in addition to the business of assisting her husband.
Mumler – Studio Engraving
Harper's Weekly
May 8, 1869
An engraving depicting William H Mumler's studio at 630 Broadway New York, NY. The engraving is from the May 8th, 1969 edition of Harper’s Weekly and features a sitter being surprised by the spirits of his deceased wives, while in the presence of his current wife.
Man & Spirit of 2nd Wife
William Hope
1923
A 1920s spirit photograph by William Hope featuring an unidentified man and the recognized spirit of his 2nd wife. The man stated he was asked to sit for a photograph by a voice heard at a seance held on 6 May 1923. He recognized the spirit of his 1st wife in a earlier photo.
Man & Spirit of 1st Wife
William Hope
1920s
A 1920s spirit photograph by William Hope featuring an unidentified man and the recognized spirit of his 1st wife. The signature at the top of the image belongs to the sitter. The man recognized the spirit of his 2nd wife in a later photograph.
Mr. Tinkham & Spirits of Wife & Child
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring a photo of Mr. Tinkham and the spirit of his wife and child.
Mr. Chapin & Spirits of Wife & Baby
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring a photo of Mr. Chapin, an oil merchant, and the recognized spirit of his wife and baby.
Robert Bonner & Spirit of Wife Ella Bonner
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring Robert Bonner and the spirit of his wife Ella Bonner.