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Photographer Unknown, Mother visiting Daughters Grave? Victorian Spirit Photography, c. 1890

'Mother Visiting Daughter's Grave' , Victorian ‘Spirit’ Photograph, Unknown Photographer , ca.

Sometime in the 1860s, Photographer William Mumbler accidentally discovered how to do a double exposure.  The technique, easily duplicated now, was unheard of in those days and so Mumbler and a few other photographers like him, decided to jump onto the bandwagon of the Victorian obsession with the supernatural and offer spirit photography to the general gullible public.

Spooky Victorian Spirit Photography

The Mumler Mystery: Spirit Photographs from the American Museum of Photography

Vintage Spirit Photography a hoax using double negative photography....otherwise, it would be very creepy!

Vintage Spirit Photography a hoax using double negative photography.otherwise, it would be very creepy!

Victorian spiritualist promo photo

Photo: Victorian-era spiritualist

"June 4th 1872/Mrs. Olive (?) and Mr. Herne, Mediums. Lady Helena Newenham and the spirit of her daughter."

"Spirit photography"—a practice that attempts to capture images of ghosts—emerged in the coinciding with a rise in spiritualism in the United States.

You are more than you think you are. There are dimensions of your being and a potential for realization and consciousness that are not included in your concept of yourself. Your life is much deeper and broader than you conceive it to be here. What you are living is but a fractional inkling of what is really within you, what gives you life, breathe, and depth.

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