Spirit Photograph. Woman Floating over Sleeping or Dead Child

Unidentified artist, English, 19th century


Accession Number

65.3595

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

Markings

Blindstamp in oval: London Stereoscopic Company 54 Cheapside

Provenance

Oliver Wendell Holmes (b. 1809 – d. 1894), Boston; by descent to his grandson, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 – d. 1950), Boston; 1950, bequeathed by Edward Jackson Holmes to his widow, Mary Stacy Beaman Holmes (b. 1875 – d. 1964), Boston; 1965, bequest of Mrs. Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 22, 2015)

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection