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"They consider vernacular photography to be a long overlooked genre of folk art, capturing elements of history, sociology, psychology and often “accidental” moments on film."

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.

Example of a postmortem photo where eyes have been painted onto the girls eyelids so it appears her eyes are open and that she is alert.

‘These photographs were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933), exposed as a fraudster in 1922. Many of Hope’s most ardent supporters spoke out on his behalf, the most famous being Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Hope continued to practice’

Are both men in this photo deceased? The curve of the sitting man's right arm is unnatural.

The Mermaid of Zennor, originally a pew-end, stands in the small chapel on the right hand side of the church. It is reputed to be five or six hundred years old. According to a local legend, the mermaid came up the stream from the sea to listen to the beautiful singing of a chorister named Matthew Trewella. She enticed him down to the beach and into the sea, and he was never seen again. For many years after his voice could be heard in Pendour Cove as he sang to his merm...

The Baby Faced Asylum Tombstone Near the center of Cedar Hill Cemetery is a large tombstone with a 3-D image of a baby's face carved on it. According to legend, if you stare at the baby's face for a while and then turn away, when you look back at the tombstone, the baby will be looking in a different direction. So make sure you take one last glance over your shoulder when you're walking away from this tombstone. Because you never know who, or what, might be watching you.

Shipwrecks: They are so interesting to me, but also, super creepy... I can't snorkel or scuba over them... Too scared... Heepie Jeepies!!

most popular haunted places, but perhaps not necessarily the most haunted.

Great mysteries that can't be explained. Well yes they can, but they are indeed intriguing.

Will Thomas with an unidentified spirit Collection of National Media Museum