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Two women with a spirit

Creator: William Hope (1863 - 1933)

Date: c. 1920

Collection: National Media Museum Collection

Inventory no: 2002-5054/14

Blog: G is for ghosts... the birth and rise of spirit photography


The face of a young woman appears over the woman on the right of the photograph. The reverse of the photograph reads: 'Why is the child always pushing to the front?' and 'Do we get messages from the higher spirits?' - perhaps questions the women wanted answering. One of the sitters, at Hope's request, has signed the plate for authentication.




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Taken circa 1920