Punch,  47 (1864), 262.

The Awful Apparition



Illustration, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:



Spiritualism, Light, Magic

    Shows a man in a room, lit only by a large oil lamp on a shelf. The lamp illuminates two hats hanging on an adjacent wall, making the combined image of the lamp and hats resemble a face. The caption reveals that the man, Mr Skeary, has just returned from a 'spiritual seance', and the latter image 'has such an effect on his nerves that he could not go to business the next day'.

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