French illusionist Henri Robin in an 1863 promotional image by photographer Eugène Thiébault.
Each Heart Has Its Haunted Chamber: Dating for the Dead
Kittens, if Halloween came and went without you finding the ghoul of your dreams, never fear. You could try haunting lonely cemeteries, looking to get lucky with a lich or some other less than living apparition. But why take the… Read More ›
My Darling, My Ghost: Turn of the Century Spirit Photography
Paralleling the growing popularity of photography and the rise of Spiritualism at the turn of the century, the late 1800’s and early 1900’s saw an explosion of so-called “spirit photography.” Photography enthusiasts ranging from dedicated mediums to well-known charlatans used a… Read More ›