Emma Hardinge with the spirit of Beethoven Spirit Photograph

Emma Hardinge Britten & Spirit of Beethoven

An 1871 spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring the medium Emma Hardinge Britten reading a book and the spirit of Beethoven.

Emma Hardinge Britten (1823 – 1899) – English advocate for the early Modern Spiritualist Movement. Much of her life and work was recorded and published in her speeches and writing and an incomplete autobiography edited by her sister. She is remembered as a writer, orator, trance clairvoyant, and spirit medium

Photograph ID: 2020.13.818

Photographer: William H. Mumler

Type: Carte de Visite

Year: 1871

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