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A Key to Physic, and the Occult Sciences [page: p. 260 and facing]

Professor Roger Luckhurst challenges the idea of the century as one of secularisation, exploring the popularity of mesmerism, spiritualism and 'true' ghost stories in the period.

An 'expose of frauds' of Spiritualism by professional magician Professor John Henry Anderson. Anderson provides rational explanations to spirit-rapping and table-turning. Estimated 1855. Free from known copyright restrictions. #BLGothic #DiscoverLiterature

on the wall of my Seance Room---An 'expose of frauds' of Spiritualism by professional magician Professor John Henry Anderson. Anderson provides rational explanations to spirit-rapping and table-turning. Estimated Free from known copyright restrictions.

The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victorias reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Mass-production has really lowered the standards of typography. I love the Walker & Son font. All the character, none of the complexity of its contemporaries. Might need to remake it!

Illustration of Lockwood’s nightmare vision where Cathy reaches through the window. By Barnett Freedman, estimated 1940. #BLGothic #DiscoverLiterature

Professor John Mullan examines the origins of the Gothic, explaining how the genre became one of the most popular of the late and early centuries, and the subsequent integration of Gothic elements into mainstream Victorian fiction.

Pamphlet about table-moving, a Spiritualist craze from the Victorian period. Estimated 1853. Free from known copyright restrictions. #BLGothic #DiscoverLiterature

Pamphlet about table-moving, a Spiritualist craze from the Victorian period, estimated But forget that, I want the self-adjusting shirt.

The Architecture of a Data Visualization — Accurat studio — Medium

The Architecture of a Data Visualization

The Architecture of a Data Visualization – Accurat studio – Medium

This pamphlet promises to teach its middle class readers how to perform magic tricks. It is testament to the Victorians’s fascination with magic, science and the supernatural. Estimated 1855.#BLGothic #DiscoverLiterature

This pamphlet promises to teach its middle class readers how to perform magic tricks. It is testament to the Victorians’s fascination with magic, science and the supernatural.

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