Early 1920s picture that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock Holmes) to continue his fairy hunt. The Cottingly pictures/fairies were the subjects of the movie Fairy Tale: A True Story (1997)
The Museum of Fantastic Specimens exhibits specimens of fantasy and mythological creatures. This cryptozoology museum is curated by Hajime Emoto, based in Japan.If I visit Japan, I want to see this museum too
Cottingley fairy hoax . They made a movie about it. The 2 girls mother believed in fairies. She was sick. The girls drew cut out fairies. Cameras were NEW. Photo published. FAME!! Met Houdini __ Area was inundated with Press crowds. (meanwhile Real fairies had to leave area / Then came to the girls room, so they believe too - even though they began to cheer up mum.
The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, England. In 1917, when the first two photographs were taken, Elsie was 16 years old and Frances was 10. Public reaction was mixed; some accepted the images as genuine, but others believed they had been faked.- 1st Pinner Arthur Conan Doyle believed the girls