This page was created by Larissa Duggan.  The last update was by Matthew Dunleavy.

Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


Mist (and clouds) are common motifs used in early Victorian ghost stories. This motif is part of what led to the later belief that ghosts were, on some level, transparent. [LD]

Dunleavy, Matthew. “Ghosts Before the 19th C.” Victorian Ghosts. 17 Sept. 2020,

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