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Man with a female spirit

Creator: William Hope (1863 - 1933)

Date: c. 1920

Collection: National Media Museum Collection

Inventory no: 2002-5054/06

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

 

A face appears over the man's image on the left of the photograph, covered in a cloak. Although indistinct, the man apparently identified the 'spirit' as an ex-work colleague who had died thirty two years earlier.

 

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Taken circa 1920