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The Cottingley Fairies: A Famous Photo  from 1917. I think my all-time favorite photo

The Cottingley Fairies: A Famous Photo Hoax from 1917

Early 1920s picture that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock Holmes) to continue his fairy hunt. The Cottingly pictures/fairies were the subjects of the movie Fairy Tale: A True Story (1997)

Early picture that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock Holmes) to continue his fairy hunt. The Cottingly pictures/fairies were the subjects of the movie Fairy Tale: A True Story

The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, near Bradford in England. In 1917, when the first two photographs were taken, Elsie was 16 years old and Frances was 10. The pictures came to the attention of writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who used them to illustrate an article on fairies he had been commissioned to write for the Christmas 1920 edition of The Strand Magazine.

manchuriangirl: “ The Cottingley Fairies “Original photograph. The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who.

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The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, England. In 1917, when the first two photographs were taken, Elsie was 16 years old and Frances was 10. Public reaction was mixed; some accepted the images as genuine, but others believed they had been faked.

The Cottingley Fairies. The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, near Bradford in England.

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1917 Elsie Wright 16, & Frances Griffiths 10, (pictured) from the Yorkshire village of Cottingley claimed they saw & played with fairies near a brook. Borrowing a camera they took photos which came to the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He wrote "The Coming of the Fairies" (1922). Evidence for the genuineness of the photos was strong. Skeptics gave explanations (all proved wrong). A study in the 1980s found the source and means of the hoax. The women admitted the hoax shortly before…

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