Mysterious ghost hand in historic photo is freaking people out

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Mysterious Ghost Hand In Historic Photo Is Freaking People Out

Is there a ghost in this image, or is it just an optical illusion?

The latest photo driving the internet insane is bound to give you nightmares -- or at least a serious case of the heebie-jeebies.

This picture in question, which depicts a group of girls who worked in a linen factory and was taken more than 100 years ago, resurfaced online after a woman named Lynda sent it in to the website Belfast Live.

She told the site: "Great to see an old photo of my Granny, in the by-gone years photo, when she worked at the mill. She was Ellen Donnelly (nee McKillop) and she is fourth on the right in the second row down. My dad has this photo at home... a family ghost picture!!"

If you haven't seen the ghost yet, check out the fingers resting on Lynda's grandma's shoulder.

Seen it yet? Here it is close up.

ZOINKS, SCOOB.

It's unclear who the hand belongs to since all the girls seem to have their arms crossed, and there is no one standing on the side of the woman from which the hand seems to be coming from.

"I don't really believe in ghosts," said Lynda, "but there have been a few odd going-ons around this photo, so I hope this doesn't cause any more!"

Could be Photoshop, could be a disgruntled spirit.

Either way, we're sure paranormal deniers and ghost enthusiast alike can agree on one thing here ...


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Related: Check out these creepy, ghastly images from 1865:

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circa 1865: A ghost floating slowly towards a dishevelled man hiding in a corner. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 169 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: A man clinging to a tree in the face of an apparition in a forest. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 72 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: The ghost of a woman appears to a girl at prayer by her bedside. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 183 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: A terrified couple haunted by a 'ghostly' figure. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 171 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
1865: A ghostly figure appears to a couple eating their dinner in a country cottage. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 225 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: Ghostly figure of a woman appears to a couple at their dining table, the man looks horrified, his wife faints. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 167 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1860: A ghostly figure visiting a man reading in his sitting room. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 42 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
circa 1865: A frightened man praying on his knees to an apparition. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 17 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: An apparition causes havoc by menacing two people in their kitchen. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 13 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: An apparition appearing to two country folk in their kitchen. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 10 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1860: A spectral figure hovers over a sleeping baby in a crib. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 16 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
circa 1865: A white caped figure wearing a haloween pumpkin mask taking two people by surprise in their kitchen. London Stereoscopic Company Comic Series - 598 (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)
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