fairy photographs


fairy photographs

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 2014.

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  • Cottingley fairy photographs —    Five photos taken in 1917 and 1920 by two teenage girls at Cottingley (Yorkshire) purported to show fairies dancing in a nearby glen; they convinced Edward Gardner, a prominent Theosophist, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Over 60 years later, the… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Cottingley Fairies — The first of the five photographs, taken by Elsie Wright in 1917, shows Frances Griffiths with the alleged fairies. The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who… …   Wikipedia

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