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Fairy offering a Harebell to Elsie

Fairy offering a Harebell to Elsie
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This photograph was taken by Frances late summer 1920 with the 'Cameo' camera sent to Elsie by Edward Gardner. Distance 3 to 4 ft. Exposure 1/50th sec. The fairy is standing almost still, poised on the bush leaves. The wings were shot with yellow. Fairies - The Cottingley Photographs and their sequel by Edward Gardner.

The contact print owned by Frances - on the rear in pencil is written 'Frances Griffiths Form 2A Girls Municiple School Scarboro'.

Below copy of photograph painted by Elsie
Courtesy J. Mawson

Photograph painted by Elsie
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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