Lady Dorothy, Raynham Hall, Life Magazine discussed on Haunted Places
Opinion is divided as to whether photographers providence Shire perpetuated a great hoax with their ghostly photograph. Curiously when initially shown the ghost photograph marchioness Townsend bought the figure resembled the Virgin, Mary neither she nor country. Life magazine linked the image to the old legend, it was the subsequent media frenzy that connected providence shires photograph to the legend of the ghost in a Brown. Tress and lady Dorothy, the December twenty sixth nineteen thirty six issue of country. Life contained a featured article of the ghost on the stairs, an editorial in the magazine. Explain that they believed the picture to be real as providence Shire had been questioned by various experts, and their film negative had been examined. The public was enthralled with the image providence Shire made a small fortune selling copies of the photograph for Guinea, which is approximately one pound five Pence or less than one dollar in today's money, currently while there are many people who believe the photograph to be real many more. Consider it a hoax. It has been decried as grease smeared on the camera lens and a light anomaly from the flash lamp. However, the most common argument is that the image is a double exposure using a Virgin Mary statuette, whether the photograph is genuine or fake its location, still stands strong and proud and the legend of Dorothy stance with it the noble Townsend family continues to privately own and live in their ancestry home and some members of the family even maintain that they share the halls with their spectral predecessor. However, they strongly deny that lady Dorothy was imprisoned or ill treated by Lord. Charles and claim that Dorothy remains on the grounds out of funk nece for her home, not malice. A few times a year. Raynham hall is open to the public for viewing and music recitals. The current Lord and lady Townsend conduct tours through some of the formal rooms of the hall pointing out and teak tables were kings and princes once dined telling tales of their ancestors, if you're lucky to be a visitor at Raynham hall feel free to complement the marble friezes or the lovely silver service, but refrain from bringing up the ghost, it would be impolite to mention her in polite society. Thanks again for tuning into haunted places. We'll be back next Thursday with a new episode. You can find more episodes of haunted places as well. As all of park casts. Other shows on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Several you have asked how to help us. If you enjoy the show the best way to help is to leave a five star review. And don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram at park cast and Twitter at park cast network. I'll see it next week. Haunted. Places was created. By max Cutler is a production of Cutler media at his part of the park has network. It is produced by max and Ron Cutler with sound design by Kenny Hobbs production assistance by Ron Shapiro and Paul Moller additional production assistance by Maggie admire and Freddie, Beckley this episode of haunted places was written by Candice Rogers. I'm Greg Poulsen. And here it is a clip of the first episode of not guilty. It's about Robert Blake whose wife was found dead in his car from gunshot wound to the pack of her head. Do you think he did it to listen to the full first episode subscribe to not guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.