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" Biit photography is as inadequate to depict the perfect beauty of Katie's face, as words are powerless to describe her charms of manner. Photography may, indeed, give a map of her countenance ; but how can it reproduce the brilliant purity of her complexion,... "
Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism - Page 114
by William Crookes - 1874 - 112 pages
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Camera Clues: A Handbook for Photographic Investigation

Joe Nickell - Social Science - 2005 - 234 pages
...pictures also exhibit strong contrast of tone. Crookes said (in perhaps a revealing statement) that "photography is as inadequate to depict the perfect...face, as words are powerless to describe her charms of manner."32 cent substance, such as bisulfate of quinine. As a late-nineteenth-century text explained:...
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Altered States: Sex, Nation, Drugs, and Self-Transformation in Victorian ...

Marlene Tromp - History - 2012 - 260 pages
...Katie's beauty and remained beyond reproach, just as the medium and her spirit did: "[P]hotography is inadequate to depict the perfect beauty of Katie's...ever-varying expression of her most mobile features?" (373). In Katie's last seance appearance, Crookes's enthusiastic discussion of Katie as a virtually...
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