This week’s post features photos inspired by The Woman in White, who is also known as the White Lady. In folklore and mythology, she is essentially a female ghost. The White Lady is often portrayed as a tragic figure who has lost a lover, and she is also seen as a harbinger of death in some cultures.
The “white ladies” in these photos are not apparitions, but they do have an otherworldly quality that fits in with the Halloween season.
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