Harper’s May 8, 1869 – Spiritual Photography
Wow, how times have changed. Or haven’t they? Below is a .pdf copy of the may 8, 1869 copy of Harper’s. The late 1800’s went through a “spiritualist” craze with a large percentage of the American population adhering to “Spiritist” as their religion. Ghosts, Mediums and Séance’s were all the craze. Though our traditional mainstream print news organazations rarely step into the paranormal arena all one has to do is turn on the television to find a myriad of reality ghost shows on what one would consider non paranormal television. Discovery, Lifetime, tnt, science, and especially Oxygen, a cable channel geared towards women? So go ahead and down load / print this great page from 140 years ago with Illustrated copies of early “Ghost” photos made by the reality producers of that time. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Below is a very high quality pdf (64mb)