Spirit medium photography, 1900s

Spirit medium photography, 1900s

C038/4847

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Caption

Spirit medium photography, 1900s. John K. Hallowell and fifteen other faces, including George Washington, Queen Victoria, Ulysses S. Grant, and Benjamin Franklin. Photographic techniques that superimposed these faces to create this montage were used to persuade people that spirit mediums were able to communicate with the dead. Photographed on 24 February 1901 by S. W. Fallis in Chicago, USA.

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