Exploring 19th century ghost photography

In this fascinating Ask a Mortician episode, Caitlin looks at how the post-Civil War spiritualism of the late 80s produced the popular trend of (bogus) spirit photography.

As part of the video, she sits (and sits and sits and sits) while a photographer attempts to recreate ghost image photography using Caitlin as both the living sitter and the ghostly apparition.

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