Spirit Photography and the Internet Age

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Author PETER TOWNSEND concludes his three-part series on Spirit Photography by looking at how the Internet has given a boost to photographing ghosts.


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  1. For readers wanting further information the link for the American Museum of Photography is http://www.photographymuseum.com/seance.html.

    References to books in the article:
    Cheroux & Fischer, The Perfect Medium: Photography and the occult, Yale University Press, 2005Conan.
    Jolly, M., Faces of the Dead : The Belief in Spirit Photography, The British Library Board, 2006.

    Other Useful Literature:
    Doyle, The Case for Spirit Photography, London: Hutchinson, 1923.
    Kaplan, L., The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer, University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
    Houdini, H., A Magician Among the Spirits, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1924.
    Lamont, P,. Spiritualism and the mid-Victorian Crises of Evidence, The Historical Journal, 47,4 (2004), Cambridge University Press.
    Taylor, T., Ghosts on Film, Whitechapel Productions Press, 2005.
    Willin, M., Ghosts Caught on Film: Photographs of the Paranormal, David and Charles Book, 2007.

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