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A rosary, a medallion of St Benedict, a charm said to cause loss of eyesight, and hands showing lines and features to be interpreted by palmistry (including lines forecasting violent death); all illustrating 'superstition'. Engraving.

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Credit: A rosary, a medallion of St Benedict, a charm said to cause loss of eyesight, and hands showing lines and features to be interpreted by palmistry (including lines forecasting violent death); all illustrating 'superstition'. Engraving. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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A. Rosaire supersitieux. B. Charme qui fait perdre la vüe. CC. Médaille de St. Benoît. DD. Mains ou l'on découvre des presages de mort violente. EE. Description des parties de la main qui servent á la chiromancie.

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1 print : engraving with etching ; platemark 33.3 x 21 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 33482i

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  • French


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