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Tulip Staircase

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.

Taken 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 College.