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petrusplancius
13 July 2016 @ 09:51 pm
 
 
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30 June 2016 @ 07:21 pm


Here is Mrs Pearson with the spirit of her dead sister, who has been summoned from the other side by Miss Houghton. And below, Mr Frederick Wilby of Leicester, likewise with hs sister, 'who has grown to womanhood in the spirit realms, having departed from this life as a child'. And she is now indeed almost as tall as he is. But wouldn't this imply that people also grow old too and even die in the spirit realm? Which would result in an infinite regression. Unless they stop at a perfect age.

 
 
petrusplancius
27 June 2016 @ 01:24 pm
The lj-cut didn't work in my last post; but I can't see that did anything wrong. Did I?
 
 
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The Eye of God, 1862

Georgiana Houghton was a spiritualist medium who made largely abstract paintings in accordance with guidance that she received from the spirits of the dead! She produced this painting under the guidance of Correggio.

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The Love of God (detail)



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The Sheltering Wing of the Most High, c.1862



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Glory Be to God, c. 1868

More on her here: https://thecabinetofcuriosity.net/2016/04/28/georgiana-houghton/


https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jun/15/georgiana-houghton-spirit-drawings-review-courtauld

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