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The Man Who Photographs Ghost: A Talk on Technology, Belief, and seeing the Dead

  • The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture 225 Holliday Street Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)

A talk by Peter Manseau, Smithsonian Curator of Religion and author of The Apparitionists. Peter Manseau is a historian, novelist, and the Lilly Endowment Curator of American Religious History at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. He is the author of eight books and contributes regularly to publications including the Washington Post and the New York Times. His most recent book, The Apparitionists, on Civil War era “spirit photographer,” William Mumler, was named one of NPR’s Best Books of the Year and Publishers Weekly’s Top Ten Books of 2017: “A rare work of historical nonfiction that is both studious and just plain entertaining.” RSVP to reserve your free place at the April 13th talk! 

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