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A vision. Shewing the sudden and surprizing appearance, the celestial mein [i.e., mien] and heavenly conversation of the departed spirit of Mr. Yeamans, late student at Yale College, to and with Mr. H. Goodwin, his friend and class-mate. Tending to astonish, edify, and instruct. [Eight lines of quotations]Goodwin, Hezekiah, 1740-1767.Date: [ca. 1788]
A man who has rented a haunted castle is asked to shave the ghost of a deceased barber. Etching by G. Cruikshank, 1861.Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878Date: 1861Reference: 30383i
A group of men from the Ministry sit drinking around a table in celebration of the Catholic emancipation bill as the ghost of Charles James Fox appears on the right and Sheridan falls off his chair to vomit over a copy of a petition. Engraving by Adolphe after C. Keefe, 1807.Keefe, O.Date: June 1 1807Reference: 591325i
The ghost of Ravia, dressed in white with blood on her dress, appears to her husband Cazem during a storm at night, in front of Gothic ruins, and asks him to avenge her murder. Coloured aquatint, ca. 1810.Date: 1810Reference: 573795i
Appearances of the dead : a cultural history of ghosts / R.C. Finucane.Finucane, Ronald CDate: , ©1982