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)
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 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