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Enrico Imoda, "Materialization of a Young Woman Produced by the Medium Linda Gazzera," June 28, 1909

Enrico Imoda, "Materialization of a Young Woman Produced by the Medium Linda Gazzera," June 1909

alone - isolated - bound to one's self - can you imagine the induced dependency and what that does to the human spirit ?

Patient in Mental Hospital Wearing a Restraining Garment by Alfred Eisenstaedt, This image comes from the historical archives of LIFE Magazine

Victorian Spiritualism Movement | Seance conducted by John Beattie in Bristol in England, 1872

Spiritualism in 19th Century Britain

Skejby, Denmark, 1898, 5 children, who died by smoke poisoning on death bed

Skejby, Denmark, 5 children, who died by smoke poisoning on death bed.this is so tragic.

Why Sarah Helen Whitman is more Goth than U This is her. And she’s not even in mourning in this image, she’s wearing a shawl and veil and ribbons just because. So she always wore these gauzy outfits.

Gas-mask pas de trois  A war ballet photograph with ballerinas Alexandra Danilova, Irina Baronova and Paul Petroff.  1939                                                                                                                  ..

Pas de Trois de Masque 'Gas-mask pas de trois' A 'war ballet' photograph with ballerinas Alexandra Danilova, Irina Baronova and Paul Petroff.

Slaves, Plantation of James Joyner Smith, Beaufort, South Carolina, 1862     taken by Timothy O'Sullivan in 1862, shows perhaps the largest group of enslaved African Americans ever to be photographed at one time. O'Sullivan was a pre-eminent Civil War photographer who visited this region of the South from about November 1861 to March 1862. #GISSLER #interiordesign

Séance Fiction: Vintage ‘ghostly’ photos of ‘con artist’ spiritualist medium at work

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

[Birth of Ectoplasm During Séance with the Medium Eva C.]

[Birth of Ectoplasm During Séance with the Medium Eva C.] Attributed to Juliette Alexandre-Bisson (French,