Tag Archives: 19th Century

1871: Some Have Entertained Angels Unawares

Edward Clifford: Some Have Entertained Angels Unawares (1871)

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1890: The Sheepfold

William Trost Richards: The Sheepfold, Easton’s Point, Newport (1890)

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1898: The Moon

This model of the moon—made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal—was prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago;  the museum was located on the grounds of the World’s … Continue reading

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1821: After Rain

John Constable: Evening Landscape after Rain (c. 1821)

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1886: Methods

The following list of terms used to express diverse modes of divination, with explanations, will be found unusually complete and may interest students of occult science. The expressions have been gathered from various sources : Aeromancy, by appearances in the … Continue reading

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1863: Dictionary of Hell

   Entries from the 1863 edition of Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal: Amduscias: Grand-duc aux enfers. Il a la forme d’une licorne; mais lors-qu’il est évoqué, il se montre sous une figure humaine. Il donne des concerts, … Continue reading

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1859: Mondscheinlandschaft

Carl Gustav Carus: Moonlit Landscape (1859)

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