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These Photos All Have One Thing In Common, And It’s So Chilling

These Photos All Have One Thing In Common, And It’s So Chilling

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); When it comes to capitalizing on loss, 19th-century photographer William H. Mumler was an expert...for a while, anyway. In 1861, he noticed that a second figure appeared in the background of a photograph he was developing. Although it was obviously a flaw in the process, he knew that he could cash in on that error by capturing basic portraits, superimposing additional faces in the background, and presenting them as spirits.Fittingly enough, the phenomenon of spirit photography was born in a small, Boston-based studio. Up to that point, Mumler had little to no known attachment to paranormal activity. Getty Open...