Late 19th Century Memento Mori Marble Skull

Haunting the Dusty Shelves with Wickedmama 💀 Auction Edition It’s no surprise to some of you that I love to haunt the bookstores, antique stores, auctions and any dusty old roadside place where I might find something interesting! During the pandemic, I started following auctions on the Liveauctioneers site, mostly just window-shopping and mentally curating…

A Spirited Collection of Antiquarian Ghost Images

A “Spirited” Collection – Spirit Photography at the American Antiquarian Society This month, when the occult is most heavily sought after in popular culture, we made a small collection accessible which examines death, the afterlife, photography, technology, and (naturally) print culture. AAS’s impressive collection of stereocard views includes a subset categorized as “Ghost” images. This…