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Hannah Mumler and Spirit of Dr. Rush Spirit Photograph

Hannah Mumler & Spirit of Dr. Rush

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.

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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.

Photograph ID: 2020.13.868

Type: Carte de Visite

Period: 1870s

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