American William Mamler in 1860 started the production of photographs in which the background could be seen spirits. His lab did not know lack of customers. In 1869, he tried to stand trial for fraud, but failed to show how photo hoaxes.
Mamler ill with schizophrenia and took with him to the grave the secrets. 1860 – this is the worst time in the history of the United States, hundreds of thousands killed in the Civil War. The country blooms spiritualism craze when relatives of dead soldiers trying to evoke their spirit. Boston engraver William Mamler time to realize what the main trend of the times, and made it a good capital. Read the rest of this entry »