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 The effect of sealing a blank piece of "​sensitized"​ paper into an envelope and having the photographic image of a selected card appear on it is described under the title of "​Spirit Photography"​ in Ellis Stanyon'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13139/​Stanyon+s+Serial+Lessons+in+Conjuring+In+21+Parts+1899+1910/​473|New Card Tricks (Fourth Series)]]//,​ No. 21 in his //Serial Lessons in Conjuring//,​ 1910, p. 26. The method involves a card force, a double-compartment envelope and a final envelope switch to eliminate the telltale evidence. This trick enjoyed some popularity for a time after its publication. Eventually it was retired in preference for a variation in which the envelope was replaced by a pair of coins, between which a small rectangle of paper developed into a miniature image of a chosen card. The effect of sealing a blank piece of "​sensitized"​ paper into an envelope and having the photographic image of a selected card appear on it is described under the title of "​Spirit Photography"​ in Ellis Stanyon'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13139/​Stanyon+s+Serial+Lessons+in+Conjuring+In+21+Parts+1899+1910/​473|New Card Tricks (Fourth Series)]]//,​ No. 21 in his //Serial Lessons in Conjuring//,​ 1910, p. 26. The method involves a card force, a double-compartment envelope and a final envelope switch to eliminate the telltale evidence. This trick enjoyed some popularity for a time after its publication. Eventually it was retired in preference for a variation in which the envelope was replaced by a pair of coins, between which a small rectangle of paper developed into a miniature image of a chosen card.
  
-See [[cards:​photographic_coins|Photographic Coins]]+Also see [[cards:​photographic_coins|Photographic Coins]].
  
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