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Reference EXEBD 46128
Title Spectropia: or, surprising spectral illusions. Showing ghosts everywhere, and of any colour.
Author Brown, J. H.
Date 1864
Place of Publication London
Publisher Griffith and Farran
Document Type Printed Book
Library/Archive The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum
Notes Book uses after-images to give illusion of ghost-figures. Instructions for seeing the illusions, and an explanation of their creation, are followed by pages of different coloured figures. List of plates advises which colour will be produced. 'First series, with sixteen illustrations.'
Topics metamorphosis, metamorphic picture, optical illusion
Copyright The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum