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The apparitionists: a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub. Date:
2017
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English
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In the early days of photography, in the death-strewn wake of the Civil War, one man seized Americas imagination. A zspirit photographer,y William Mumler took portrait photographs that featured the ghostly presence of a lost loved one alongside the living subject. Mumler was a sensation: The affluent and influential came calling. Peter Manseau brilliantly captures a nation wracked with grief and hungry for proof of the existence of ghosts and for contact with their dead husbands and sons.
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