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A man consulting a wizard, who shows him materializations of human figures in the form of skeletons. Coloured etching by George Cruikshank.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Date
between 1800 and 1899
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Description

A sinister-looking figure stands behind the wizard, resting on the back of his chair. Perhaps the wizard is intended to be identified as Dr John Dee and the other man as his assistant in the conjuring of spirits, Edward Kelley?

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], between 1800 and 1899.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 11.5 x 9.3 cm

Lettering

George Cruikshank

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47616i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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