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Parkes Florence Cook and Spirit Spirit Photograph

Florence Cook & Spirit

An 1873 spirit photograph by F. M. Parkes featuring the medium Florence Cook and a spirit.

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: 2022.460.1615

Type: Albumen Print

Year: 1873

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