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Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder general, with two supposed witches calling out the names of their demons, some of which are represented by animals. Etching, 1792, after an earlier woodcut.
- 20 March 1792
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London : Publishd as the Act directs ... by J. Caulfield, 20 March 1792.
1 print : etching ; platemark 18 x 13.5 cm
Matthew Hopkins witch finder generall ... Correctly copied from an extreme rare print in the collection of J. Bindley Esqr.
The witch on the right says: "My imps names are 1. Ilemauzar 2. Pyewackett 3. Pecke in the crowne 4. Griezell Greedigutt". The witch on the left calls to a cat "Holt", while in front of her are a long-haired dog called "Jarmara", a rabbit called "Sacke & sugar", and two other animals called "Vinegar Tom" (with horns and a long tail) and "Newes" (a mouse?)
Wellcome Library no. 38560i
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