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William H. Mumler and the Art of Spirit Photography

The art of spirit photography took off in the 1860s and has as a main focus photographing ghosts, or spiritual entities. It was basically used to hunt ghosts.This crazy hobby started when William H. Mumler, who worked as a jeweler in Boston and was an amateur photographer on the side. Apparently, Mumler took a photograph of himself and, upon being developed, it showed a ghost-like image of his deceased cousin. Taking full advantage of his newly acquired skills, he left his day job and became a full-time spirit photographer.

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This entry was posted on October 15, 2015 by in Art, Creepy, Fake, Ghosts, History, Hoax, Paranormal, Photography, Uncategorized.

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