Bright Spiral

This is a detail from a picture taken in a well-known haunted house, the Lemp Mansion in St. Louis, in the room where Charles Lemp killed himself in 1949. The bright spiral looked entirely unlike a thread or dust particle on the lens.

Upon examination of the negative, the spiral could not be found. The wall area near the light fixture was plain and clean. This mystery object could not be found on the negative and was therefore introduced when the prints were made. The photo-processing equipment apparently was in need of cleaning; many other shots in this roll had minor flaws.


text and photo by Matt Hucke

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