Eugène Thiébault’s Henri Robin and a Specter (1863)

Eugène Thiébault’s Henri Robin and a Specter, in which a man about to shoot himself is confronted by his own ghost. Thiébault achieved the effect of the ghost through the use of double exposure.
Eugène Thiébault (French, born 1825)
Henri Robin and a Specter, 1863
Albumen silver print
22.9 x 17.4 cm
Collection of Gérard Lévy, Paris 

24_Eugène Thiébault’s Henri Robin and a Specter, in which a man about to shoot himself is confronted by his own ghost. Thiébault achieved the effect of the ghost through the use of double exposure.

 

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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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