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119th Century Post-mortem photography and memento mori          
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2Ghosts, apparitions, angels, spiritual visitations and views of the future          
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3Abrupt or violent death          
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4 Life before Death          
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Ghosts, apparitions, angels, spiritual visitations and views of the future 
  
Curated by
Alan Griffiths
 
This exhibition has been assisted by Andrea Cesari, Andrew Daneman, John Foster, Larry Gottheim (Be-hold), David & Kim Leggett, David Spahr (www.stereoviews.com) and particularly Kevin Yee. The following organizations have also provided examples Catherine Edelman Gallery, George Eastman House and the Library of Congress (Prints and Photographs Division).
 
In this exhibition stereocards are shown in their entire form followed by a more detailed view.
 
The vernacular photographs included hint at a spiritual presence and are included to provoke discussion. 
  
Introduction 
  

Acknowledgements:  
  
Andrew Daneman collection of American Tintypes, Be-Hold, Catherine Edelman Gallery, George Eastman House, Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs Division, Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands / National Archive of the Netherlands, Private collection of Andrea Cesari, Private collection of David & Kim Leggett, Private collection of John Foster, Private collection of Kevin Yee, Stereoviews: Stereoviews and Fine 19th & 20th Century Antique Photographs, Swann Galleries - New York.
 
  
Themes 
  
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori 
Spirit photography and paranormal manifestations 
  

 
 
  

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