The Resource The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost, Peter Manseau, (electronic resource)

The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost, Peter Manseau, (electronic resource)

Label
The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost
Title
The apparitionists
Title remainder
a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost
Statement of responsibility
Peter Manseau
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story of faith and fraud in post-Civil War America told through the lens of a photographer who claimed he could capture images of the dead
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manseau, Peter
Dewey number
  • 133.9/2
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1027.M86
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mumler, William H
  • Photographers
  • Psychics
  • Spirit photography
  • HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Label
The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost, Peter Manseau, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Front Matter; Half Title; Other Books by this Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Author's Note; Epigraph; Photograph; Prologue; Part I: THE BLACK ART; 1. Procure the Remedy at Once and Be Well; 2. Love and Painting Are Quarrelsome Companions; 3. Ties Which Death Itself Could Not Loose; 4. A Palace for the Sun; 5. I Thought Nobody Would Be Damaged Much; 6. A Lounging, Listless Madhouse; 7. My God! Is It Possible?; 8. She Really Is a Wonderful Whistler; 9. No Shadow of Trickery; 10. A Craving for Light
  • Part II: PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS11. The Message Department; 12. A Big Head Full of Ideas; 13. Chair and All; 14. Did You Ever Dream of Some Lost Friend?; 15. War Against Wrong; 16. Whose Bones Lie Bleaching; Part III: HUMBUGGED; 17. All Is Gone and Nothing Saved; 18. A Favorite Haunt of Apparitions; 19. The Spirits Do Not Like a Throng; 20. The Tenderest Sympathies of Human Nature; 21. Weep, Weep, My Eyes; 22. Are You a Spiritualist in Any Degree?; 23. An Old, Moth-Eaten Cloak; 24. By Supernatural Means; 25. Figura Vaporosa; 26. They Paid Their Money, and They Had Their Choice
  • 27. Those Mortals Gifted with the Power of SeeingPart IV: IMAGE AND AFTERLIFE; 28. Calm Assurance of a Happy Future; 29. The Mumler Process; Back Matter; Acknowledgments; Notes and Sources; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544745988
Lccn
2017021898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
70a1c4f9-366a-4bee-bb16-b94b550d214e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)985966877
Label
The apparitionists : a tale of phantoms, fraud, photography, and the man who captured Lincoln's ghost, Peter Manseau, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Front Flap; Front Matter; Half Title; Other Books by this Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Author's Note; Epigraph; Photograph; Prologue; Part I: THE BLACK ART; 1. Procure the Remedy at Once and Be Well; 2. Love and Painting Are Quarrelsome Companions; 3. Ties Which Death Itself Could Not Loose; 4. A Palace for the Sun; 5. I Thought Nobody Would Be Damaged Much; 6. A Lounging, Listless Madhouse; 7. My God! Is It Possible?; 8. She Really Is a Wonderful Whistler; 9. No Shadow of Trickery; 10. A Craving for Light
  • Part II: PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS11. The Message Department; 12. A Big Head Full of Ideas; 13. Chair and All; 14. Did You Ever Dream of Some Lost Friend?; 15. War Against Wrong; 16. Whose Bones Lie Bleaching; Part III: HUMBUGGED; 17. All Is Gone and Nothing Saved; 18. A Favorite Haunt of Apparitions; 19. The Spirits Do Not Like a Throng; 20. The Tenderest Sympathies of Human Nature; 21. Weep, Weep, My Eyes; 22. Are You a Spiritualist in Any Degree?; 23. An Old, Moth-Eaten Cloak; 24. By Supernatural Means; 25. Figura Vaporosa; 26. They Paid Their Money, and They Had Their Choice
  • 27. Those Mortals Gifted with the Power of SeeingPart IV: IMAGE AND AFTERLIFE; 28. Calm Assurance of a Happy Future; 29. The Mumler Process; Back Matter; Acknowledgments; Notes and Sources; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544745988
Lccn
2017021898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
70a1c4f9-366a-4bee-bb16-b94b550d214e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)985966877

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