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Historical Account: The Life of Captain (The Hon) Walter Charteris, 1981-1982

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/96

Scope and Contents

An historical account of Captain Chateris' life and death in battle at Balaclava, Crimea, 25th October 1854, as told by the medium Josephine Day after an experiment in psychometry carried out on Chateris' sabre.


  • 1981-1982

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1 folder(s) (1 folder paper and photographs) : paper and photographs

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated to the Society for Psychical Research by Barrie Stevens.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by the SPR, January 2016


Repository Details

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