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Walpurgisnacht: a devil sees witches on broomsticks setting off into the night. Etching by R. Girling.

  • Girling, Richard, 1799-1869.
Date
[between 1800 and 1899]
Reference
40378i
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Publication/Creation

[Norfolk?], [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 11.1 x 8.1 cm

Lettering

May day night on the Brocken. RG inven et fecit

Lettering note

The lettering is in pencil on the impression catalogued. The Brocken, or Blocksberg, in the Harz mountains, was an area famous in tradition for its witchcraft

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40378i

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Languages

  • English


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