Memes for Men pt. 36 - England's Raynham Hall has been said to be haunted by the original owner, Lady Dorothy Ghost? Townsend, since 1835. This picture, taken nearly 100 years after that, remains to this day to be one of the most iconic ghost pictures.
Chilling image of 'Grey Lady ghost' captured in archway by couple visiting courtyard at castle claimed to be most haunted in England
Dean & Amy Harper believe their picture (circled in yellow) shows the Grey Lady who has haunted Dudley Castle, built in 1071 in West Midlands, for centuries. The Grey Lady is said to be the spirit of Dorothy Beaumont,who died along with her baby after childbirth.
This image of the "The Brown Lady" ghost is one of the best known ghost photographs ever shot. The apparition is thought to be that of Lady Dorothy Townshend, wife of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount of Raynham, of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England in the early 1700s. The photograph was taken in September, 1936 by Captain Provand and Indre Shira, two photographers who were taking pictures of Raynham Hall for Country Life magazine. This is your quintessential ghost photo!
Saw this yesterday at the Stephen Bulgar Gallery.Amazing show! I love her! Vivian Maier Self-portrait
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Raynham Hall is an Elizabethan country house in Norfork, England, believed to be haunted by the ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole, who died in 1726. In 1936, two photographers from Country Life magazine were working there when they saw a 'vapoury form gradually assume the appearance of a woman'. Being seasoned professionals, they quickly snapped this famous photo.
Salmesbury Hall, Preston, Lancashire - is a black and white medieval house that dates back to the 14th century. It’s reported to be haunted by the ghost of Lady Dorothy Southworth, amongst others and has been investigated twice by Most Haunted, once in 2004 and once in 2009. It’s also appeared on an episode of Ghost Hunters International. A number of ghosts have also been caught on camera at the hall.
=According to legend, the "Brown Lady of Raynham Hall" is the ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole (1686–1726), the sister of Robert Walpole, generally regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain. She was the second wife of Charles Townshend, who was notorious for his violent temper. The story says that when Townshend discovered that his wife had committed adultery with Lord Wharton he punished her by locking her in her rooms in the family home, Raynham Hall...
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The Brown Lady Of Raynham Hall (1936). The most famous ghost photograph belongs to a London-based photographer named Captain Hubert C. Provand, who took photographs in the Raynham Hall Mansion in Norfolk, England. Supposedly Lady Dorothy Walpole (1686-1726), the sister of the first Prime Minister of Great Britain.