Female Spirit Caught by William Hope
Photographer William Hope became the leading figure in the field of spirit photography in the late 19th century. According to hope, he could capture ghosts on camera, and reunite them with their living family members. Families gathered in numbers outside his photography studio, hoping for an emotional reunion with their loved ones. This photograph went around the world, and ‘proved’ Hope knew what he was doing. After his photography business was done, Hope became a private medium.
What do you think? Would you have fallen for this trick if you were alive during that time? We know most of us would like to think we wouldn’t believe it, but a lot of famous and honorable people did buy it. Literally.