Arthur H. C. & Spirit of Princess Sophia
A 1900s spirit photograph by William M. Keeler featuring Arthur H. C. and the spirit of Princess Sophia.
The back of the photograph bears the inscription:
Arthur H. C.
Photo by Keeler
_____ by A.R.C.
Electress of Hanover
Daughter of James I of Eng + VI of Scotland
Sophia of Hanover (1630-1714) – German princess who was next in line for the English and Irish thrones after King William III, due to her Protestant faith. Her son, George I, later became the first British monarch from the House of Hanover. Sophia was also a patron of the arts and had intellectual interests.