HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY The British writer and journalist William Thomas Stead (1849-1912) with the "materialized spirit" of Piet Boths; one of the many photographs that were supposed to "prove" the existence of extra-human ghosts and fluids, taking advantage of the naive credulity of the public still unaware of the manipulability of the new photographic medium. The British journalist, a very controversial figure, in 1897 wrote "Real Ghost Stories". He died in the sinking of the Titanic. Rotogravure reproduction of 1964 from photography of about 1897.

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title: DOUBLE EXPOSURE, FOR REPRESENTATION OF A SPIRIT

subject date: 2017-12-05

caption: HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY The British writer and journalist William Thomas Stead (1849-1912) with the "materialized spirit" of Piet Boths; one of the many photographs that were supposed to "prove" the existence of extra-human ghosts and fluids, taking advantage of the naive credulity of the public still unaware of the manipulability of the new photographic medium. The British journalist, a very controversial figure, in 1897 wrote "Real Ghost Stories". He died in the sinking of the Titanic. Rotogravure reproduction of 1964 from photography of about 1897.

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continent: Europa

image century : XX

image epoch: Anni Sessanta

subject century: XIX

subject epoch: Ottocento

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history of photographyGhostsWilliam Thomas SteadjournalistUnited KingdomVictorianwriterspiritstrickillusionspecial effects

Dimensioni in pixel: 1876 x 2286

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Dimensioni di stampa (300dpi): 15.88 x 19.35 cm