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The Descent of the Holy Ghost

Hans Rottenhammer, I (German, Munich, 1564–1625, Augsburg)

The Holy Ghost Surrounded by Angels

Hans Georg Asam (German, Rott am Inn 1649–1711 Sulzbach)

Cartouche with a Crown, the Virgin (?) and the Holy Ghost, and Four Putti

Johann Matthias Kager (German, Munich 1575–1634 Augsburg)

Holy Ghost in rays

In 1964, Loretta Hines Howard generously presented to the Museum over 140 Neapolitan crèche figures, dating from the second half of the eighteenth century. The varied assortment includes figures from the three ... more

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... more

The First Nakamura Nakazo in the Role of the Ghost of Shiragiku

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Once Upon a Time (A Book of Ghost Stories) (Imawa mukashi)

Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819) Edo period (1615–1868)

Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus and the Ghost (Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4)

Fascinated by the supernatural, Fuseli found rich subjects in Shakespeare. He was a life-long devotee of the Bard, reading his works as a youth in Zurich, then devising an elaborate mural scheme devoted to admi... more

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 1. Ghost of a village lawyer

Cartoon of a well-dressed man with a large head being kept at a distance by peasant man holding a pitchfork.

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 2. Ghost of the vicar!!

Cartoon of a parson with an astonished expression, looking at a man holding a beer stein and smoking a pipe.

The ghost of Creusa disappearing from Aeneas near the burning wall of Troy

The intaglio is a fake, one of six in the Museum's collection, similar in style to those supplied by Italian Neoclassical engravers to Prince Stanislaw Poniatowski of Poland. Carried out in a figural style inde... more

Elevation of a wall decorated with the dove of the holy ghost

Jules-Edmond-Charles Lachaise (French, died 1897)

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, delin.

Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... more

A Nun Frightened by a Ghost; Images of Spain Album, 65

Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)

The ghost - a Christmas frolic - le revenant / I.M. Wright pinxt. ; W. Nicolls sculpt.

Print shows a boy with a mannequin ghost holding a candle frightens several guests at an intimate party.

Hamlet Tries To Follow His Father's Ghost

In 1834 Delacroix began a series of lithographs devoted to Hamlet, creating moody images that mirror the troubled psyche of the prince. Choosing key scenes and poetic passages, the artist's highly personal and ... more

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... more

The Ghost on the Terrace

In 1834 Delacroix began a series of lithographs devoted to Hamlet, creating moody images that mirror the troubled psyche of the prince. Choosing key scenes and poetic passages, the artist's highly personal and ... more

Scene from a Ghost Story: The Okazaki Cat Demon

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

Poems on One Hundred Ghost Stories

Masazumi Ryusai (Japanese, active 19th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Ghost in the Stereoscope

Founded in 1854, the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company was a major publisher of stereographs-cards with two nearly identical photographs mounted side by side that can be viewed through a binocular de... more

cover from "Ghost stories and phantom fancies"

This image has been taken from scan 000240 from "Ghost stories and phantom fancies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Toriyama Akinari Terutada with Ghost; (The Lavender Chapter)

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ichikawa Yonezō as the Ghost of Oiwa

Enjaku (Japanese) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actor Rouvière in the Role of Hamlet, Recoiling Before the Ghost

The composition was designed for the tomb of the actor Philibert Rouvière in Montmarte Cemetery in Paris. The tomb relief was subsequently stolen. In this cast from the Barbedienne foundry, Préault's signature ... more

ghost from "The 5 Alls. A collection of stories, charades, acrostics ... Edited by T. Hood"

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from "The 5 Alls. A collection of stories, charades, acrostics ... Edited by T. Hood". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created... more

Ghost from "Ballads of the Bench and Bar; or, Idle Lays of the Parliament House. [Edited by J. B. Paul and J. J. Reid.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from "Ballads of the Bench and Bar; or, Idle Lays of the Parliament House. [Edited by J. B. Paul and J. J. Reid.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been... more

Florida-- the ghost house--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Stereograph shows the ruins of a structure, called the "Ghost House," Fort George Island.

[One-hundred-tale ghost story gathering]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing people gathered around a charcoal brazier to tell ghost stories, as a man creeps towards a lamp to extinguish one wick after each story, making the room darker and darker.

Sioux ghost dance /

From Raff & Gammon price list: A very interesting subject, full of action and true to life. From Edison films catalog: One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the dancers being genuin... more

engraving from "The Shadow on the Blind, and other ghost stories"

This image has been taken from scan 000277 from "The Shadow on the Blind, and other ghost stories". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Libra... more

Ghost dance - Cheyennes & Arapahoes

Cheyenne and Arapahoe people in circle around flagpole, at the Indian Congress of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

Great Oregon caves, the Ghost chamber, Oregon, U.S.A., near the S.P.R.R.

Stereograph showing man with lantern inside cave amid stalagmites and stalagtites.

Hotel de Montmorency - 5 rue de Montmorency. (3e arr)

Digital Accession Number: 1981:0955:0032.0001..Maker: Eugène Atget (French, 1857-1927)..Title: Hotel de Montmorency - 5 rue de Montmorency. (3e arr)..Date: 1908..Medium: albumen print..Dimensions: 17.9 x 22.4 c... more

Like Banquo's Ghost

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

The Ghost Castle (after Oscar Wilde) (Das Gespensterschloß (nach Oskar Wilde))

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Ghost Cypress

Florida Ernest Haskell (American, Woodstock, Connecticut 1876–1925 West Point, Maine)

Couple with a spirit in their car

Creator: William Hope (1863 - 1933).Date: c. 1920.Collection: National Media Museum Collection ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/Collection/Photography.aspx ) .Inventory no: 2002-5054/13.Blog: G is for... more

House of "Charlie Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

House of "Charlie Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

"He Made for the Door": The Chocolate Ghost, Topsy-Turvy Tales

William Heath Robinson (British, London 1872–1944 Highgate, London)

House of "John Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

House of "William Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

House of "William Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

House of "Charley Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

House of "William Ghost Bear"

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

Ghost Chamber with the Tall Door (New Version)

In the early 1920s, Klee painted a series of ghost chambers with eerie lines of perspective that reduce everything to skeletal transparency. As Klee rarely used perspective, he applied it in these works-always ... more

The Ghost of Isabella, The White Devil (The White Devil, Act III, scene iii)

Keen worked as a printmaker and illustrator in the 1920s and 1930s, creating unsettling symbolist images reminiscent of Aubrey Beardsley. Two significant commissions were designs for luxury editions published b... more

Photograph of Turner's Mill Now Marking a Ghost Town

Original caption: Turner's Mill now marking a ghost town. Historic Photographs

Photograph of What Is Left of the Public Square in a Ghost Town

Original caption: What is left of Public Square, town pump, fire cistern (in distance haunted house & blind tiger). Lower Michigan NF. Historic Photographs