Was it a rip in time that
caused an innocent photo of a staircase to reveal what could be one of the
best examples of the other side? Ancient
footfalls often resound in the Queen’s House at the Naval College in
London. Nothing is known of the hooded figure climbing the steps
aside from his apparent grief and the glimmer of a ring on the first or
second finger of his right hand.
in 1966, Reverend Hardy and his wife used time-lapse photography, perhaps
in an effort to capture an image of the ghost, on the unused staircase.
Off limits to the public, the staircase was barricaded to prevent
visitors from wandering about; I guess no one thought to tell the
ghosts… After the photo was
developed and the images found, it was examined by photographic experts,
including Kodak, for its authenticity.
Further attempts to duplicate it using props and actors yielded
disastrous results, leading experts to conclude that the photo is genuine
and there’s some creepy thing crawling up the stairs at the Naval