Fascinated with the occult and with the self-analysis of Sigmund Freud, Victorians reached for their cups.
Category: Spiritualist Techniques
Innumerable techniques are employed by spiritualists and others for making contact with the other side.
Guest Post: The History and Use of Spirit Trumpets
For believers, the act of trumpet mediumship is better termed "direct voice mediumship."
The Wilbur Board: An Easy-to-Make Talking Board for One
The Wilbur Board falls broadly in the category of spiritualist talking boards that allow sitters to ask questions.
A Lily Dale Chat with Séance Photographer Shannon Taggart
Shannon Taggart spent 18 years compiling photographic images for her new book, Séance.
Spreading the Word: Guest Post Guidelines for The Austin Séance
The Austin Séance pays for guest content pertaining to historical figures and other topics.
Radiesthesia: Divination with Pendulums or Dowsing Rods
Some hold that the action of the pendulum or dowsing rod is driven by spirits.