Illustrating Ghosts

Ghost mother and child (In Abol Tabol)... Originally published in the year 1909 Painted by Sukumar Ray
Ghost mother and child (In Abol Tabol)… Originally published in the year 1909 Painted by Sukumar Ray
Alberto Martini (1876 - 1954) for an Edgar Allan Poe poem ghost girl art deco
Alberto Martini (1876 – 1954) for an Edgar Allan Poe poem ghost girl art deco
The Case of Mr Helmer
The Haunted Auto from Puck Magazine
Het Spook, John Pettit, after Frederick George Byron, 1789
Het Spook, John Pettit, after Frederick George Byron, 1789
Spook's Number by Rea Irvin, 1909, Life Magazine
Spook’s Number by Rea Irvin, 1909, Life Magazine
Draugen, ca. 1891 The Sea Ghost, Theodor Kittelsen
Draugen, ca. 1891 The Sea Ghost, Theodor Kittelsen
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi also known as taiso yoshitoshi (1839-1892), kiyohime turning into a snake at the hidaka river, from the series new forms of thirty-six ghosts, 1889-1892
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi also known as taiso yoshitoshi (1839-1892), kiyohime turning into a snake at the hidaka river, from the series new forms of thirty-six ghosts, 1889-1892
How To Make Friends With A Ghost the ghost
How To Make Friends With A Ghost
Fern Bisel Peat (US, 1893-1971) was art director  dancing with ghost
Fern Bisel Peat (US, 1893-1971) was art director of Play Mate magazine at this time. A girl dressed as a witch dances with another child dressed as a ghost.
comic by Poorly Drawn Lines

Whether they appear wispy or solid, often a full-bodied, non-Bedsheet apparition is depicted in values of only one color, often white/grey or blue. If there is an exception, however, it will be for the eyes.

Monochrome Apparition at TV Tropes