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A séance

Creator: William Hope (1863 - 1933)

Date: c. 1920

Collection: National Media Museum Collection

Inventory no: 2002-5054/10

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

 

The information accompanying the spirit album states that the table is levitating - in reality the image of a ghostly arm has been superimposed over the table- stand through double exposure.

 

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Taken circa 1920