Magic Photography

Collection by Laura Lam


Vintage and modern photography that inspire my WIP.

Laura Lam
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My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

Harry Houdini, age 25, 1899. Because…well, you know. Chains.

For the movie "Hugo" 2011 pic of automata. Automata constucted between 1768 and 1774 by Pierre Jaquet-Droz Philippe Le Bon, Science Fiction, Pulp, Kinetic Art, Ex Machina, Dieselpunk, Les Oeuvres, Futuristic, Creepy


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The smallest man

The embalmed body of the smallest man who ever lived, enshrined in a decorative case of painted wood, walnut and glass. Merrick & Hertz freakshow USA - 1912 Sorry for the delay but I've been very busy. This one was great fun to make, and took many turns and twists during the process, I particularity enjoyed using some colours for a change and do some decorative painting, sewing a tiny, tiny suit was less amusing.... But the end result is one of my favourites so far. the whole shrine measures…

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A photo meant to prove the validity of a seance, c.1901, Chicago. The photographer claimed the “spirits” were captured during the medium’s trance.

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Victorian era is famous for its specific treating of death, spirits, ghosts. Here is a postcard from that time.

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A wardrobe theatre full of automata, Vichy, James Cox,phalibois,paul spooner,singing bird,magician automaton.