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Pictures Produced in Trance

A longer article about Frau Assmann's drawings appears in the Worker (Brisbane, Queensland), Saturday April 3 1909, after the closing of her first exhibition.

Pictures Produced in Trance

The scientists at Halle (Germany) are confronted by a difficult problem.

Frau Assmann, a medium, is producing during a trance most beautiful pastel pictures, drawing forth enthusiastic admiration from famous artists. Fifty pictures are now being exhibited.

The medium is the wife of a small tradesman, was born and educated in a small country village, and never had drawing or painting lessons in her life.

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