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Man & Spirit
Robert A. Boursnell
1890s
An 1890s spirit photograph by Robert Boursnell featuring an unidentified man and a spirit, surrounded by ectoplasm.
Georgiana Houghton & Spirit of Aunt
Fredrick A. Hudson
1872
An 1872 spirit photograph by Frederick A. Hudson featuring the medium Georgiana Houghton and the spirit of her aunt. Georgiana Houghton (1814–1884) - British artist and Spiritualist medium.
Man & 3 Spirits
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring an unidentified man and three spirits.
Absent Sitter & 3 Spirits
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler. The photograph features a picture, propped up on a table, of an unidentified absent sitter and three spirits.
Couple & Spirit of Doctor
Robert A. Boursnell
January 3, 1893
An 1893 spirit photograph by Robert Boursnell. The photograph features an unidentified man and woman with the spirit of their family doctor, draped in cloth, who had died around 1880.
Amelie Boudet and Spirit of Husband Allan Kardec
Édouard Isidore Buguet
May 28, 1874
An 1874 spirit photograph by Édouard Isidore Buguet. The photograph features Amelie Boudet and the recognized spirit of her husband, Allan Kardec. Kardec was the founder of "Revue Spirite", a Journal of Psychological Studies.
Florence Cook & Spirit
F. M. Parkes
1873
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.
Man & Spirit & Spirit Writing
F. M. Parkes
1874
An 1874 spirit photograph by F. M. Parkes. The photograph features an unidentified man and a spirit with the spirit writing "Oh Dont".
Charles Blackburn & Florence Cook & Spirit of “Ketty King”
Édouard Isidore Buguet
1874
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.
Man & 4 Spirits
William H. Mumler
1870s
An 1870s spirit photograph by William H. Mumler featuring an unidentified man and four spirits.