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Frances and the Leaping Fairy

Frances and the Leaping Fairy
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Photograph taken by Elsie in August 1920 with the 'Cameo' camera. Distance 3 ft. Time 1/50th sec. This negative was strictly examined and disclosed no trace of being other than a perfectly genuine photograph. The fairy is leaping up and hovering for a moment - it had done so 3 or 4 times. The wings were lavender in colour. Fairies - The Cottingley Photographs and their sequel by Edward Gardner.

New Book: Reflections on the Cottingley Fairies by Frances Griffiths in her own words with additional material by her daughter Christine

Other Cottingley Fairies photographs

Frances with the fairies | Elsie with a Gnome | Fairy offering a Harebell to Elsie | Fairy Sunbath