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Pepper's ghost

Pepper's Ghost is a way of creating ghosts on the stage or in other life-action places. It is a magical effect which can be explained by the cliche, "They do it with mirrors"-for it uses these materials. An actor is offstage and the mirrors reproduce the person as if they were onstage. It was created in Victorian times and is a patented technique. Although it was created by John Henry Pepper a similar technique was used by Mr Dirck in the 1860s.