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Buguet Charles Blackburn and Florence Cook and Spirit of Ketty King Spirit Photograph

Charles Blackburn & Florence Cook & Spirit of “Ketty King”

An 1874 spirit photograph by Édouard Isidore Buguet. The photograph features Spritualist Charles Blackburn, the medium Florence Cook, and the spirit of “Ketty King” [sic].

Florence Eliza Cook (1856 – 1904) – Medium who claimed to materialise a spirit, “Katie King”. The question of whether the spirit was real or a fraud was a notable public controversy of the mid-1870s.

Photograph ID: 2022.69.1604

Type: Albumen Print

Year: 1874

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