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The symposium "Truth, Lies, and Photographs" was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012, through January 27, 2013. In this talk, Louis Kaplan, Chair, Department of Visual Studies, and Professor of History and Theory of Photography and New Media at the University of Toronto, outlines the Mumler Spirit Photograph Case. William H. Mumler, a spirit photographer, claimed that he could photograph subjects with the spirits of their deceased relatives and friends. Mumler was eventually tried for fraud, resulting in a heavily debated trial. One of his more notable subjects included Mary Todd Lincoln, who was photographed with the spirit of her deceased husband, Abraham Lincoln.
Part Five of Seven
Recorded November 2, 2012
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James Nares: Street
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Der Sinn von Genf. wo das Kapital lebt, kann der Frieden nicht leben!
Weg Frei Für Den Frieden!. Zum Brüsseler Weltfriedenskongress
Das darf nicht wahr werden! Nicht wieder darf ein als "Fetzen Papier" behandelter Vertrag die Welt in einen Friedhof verwandeln!
Das tote Parlament. Das blieb vom Jahre 1848 Übrig! So sieht der Reichstag aus, der am 13. Oktober eröfnet wird
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This artwork is part of Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop
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[Gary Edwards, Washington, DC]
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