Louise Murphy had taken her nine-year-old son Owen for a day out at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow when she began taking photos in the museum's Victorian-themed street.
Despite only Owen being near her when taking the picture, Louise was shocked to discover the haunting image of a little girl with long brown hair, waving at the camera and wearing a floral dress.
Most eerily, her entire face is blanked out apart from what appears to be the hollow shape of a black eye looking directly at the camera.
Louise claims Owen was also left unsettled by the image since he confirmed he was the only one present when she took the picture.
Louise, from Carlisle, Cumbria, said: "It definitely looks like a young girl to me. Some people have said it is a little boy but it appears like it is wearing a dress with flowers on it. It has long brown curly hair too.
"In the pictures I took in the same spot before this one, you can see a mist forming at the bottom of the picture and then she appears. It was like she was forming in the mist, which makes me think it was maybe paranormal.
"I tried to think logically about it a first but couldn't come up with a way to rationalise it.
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