On Religion, The Media and Life as a 20-something in Chicago

In Uncategorized on October 31, 2011 at 2:57 pm

Image description: This photo, circa 1889, shows a ghost scaring two men. From the mid-1800s to early-1900s, “spirit photographs” were popular and easy to fake. Learn more about spirit photographs.

Photo from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

I once saw an entire exhibit about spirit photography at The Met. Pretty great.

Happy Halloween!


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