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Sidebar: The Cottingley Fairies
DES: Frances and the Fairies, July 1917, taken by Elsie. Midg Quarter camera at 4 feet, 1/50 sec., sunny day.
Wiki: The first of the five photographs, taken by Elsie Wright in 1917,
shows Frances Griffiths with the alleged fairies.
Wiki: The second of the five photographs, showing Elsie with a winged
DES: Photo No. 3 "Francis and the Leaping Fairy" showed a slightly blurred profile of Frances with the winged fairy suspended in mid-air just in front of her nose. The background and the fairy are not blurred. Hmmm...
Wiki: Frances and the Leaping Fairy, the third photograph
DES: Photo No. 4 shows a fairy hovering in mid-air offering a flower to Elsie. Well, this fairy may be standing on a branch, for the fairy images are of indeterminable distance from the camera.
Wiki: The fourth photograph, Fairy Offering Posy of Harebells to Elsie
DES: Photo No. 5 "Fairies and their Sunbath" is the only one that looks as if it could have been an accidental or deliberate double exposure.
Wiki: Fairies and Their Sun-Bath, the fifth and last photograph of the Cottingley Fairies