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Topic: demons

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Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Demones (Demons) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 491

Demones (Demons) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 491

Detail of an historiated initial 'D'(emones) of demons. Image taken from f. 491 of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons

Engraved by Master FVB (Netherlandish, active ca. 1475–1500)

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they call Kaagerre

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they cal...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 215. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Rajōmon

Rajōmon

Print shows a warrior fighting a demon, possibly Ibaraki, at the Rashomon gate. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Oban. Adachi m... more

Cavalcade de Masquea

Cavalcade de Masquea

Print shows 8 vignettes with figures on horseback identified by various attributes, such as the figure at top left, "Le Marquis de la triste figure" or the melancholy marquis followed by "Le pere la Joie", "Mr.... more

Ukie minamoto no raikō tsuchigumo henge taiji no zu

Ukie minamoto no raikō tsuchigumo henge taiji no zu

Print shows a house haunted by a large demon, a large spider, and many inanimate objects which have now come to life to disrupt a game of go between Minamoto (Raikō) Yorimitsu and another warrior. Title and oth... more

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Print shows Ichikawa Danzō I, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding a sword over right shoulder, possibly in the role of a samurai or as Shoki the demon queller.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratcha...

Print shows Sir Hugh Palliser, a naval admiral and accuser of Admiral Augustus Keppel following the inconclusive battle off the coast of Ushant in 1778, being pulled off a cliff by demons toward the open mouth ... more

Objects Representing the Ceremony of Exorcising Demons, One of the New Year Performances

Objects Representing the Ceremony of Exorcising Demons, One of the New...

Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820) (?) Edo period (1615–1868)

Sesshu hitsu shōki zu

Sesshu hitsu shōki zu

Print shows Shōki, the demon slayer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Ob... more

Le pied de néz - dedié aux aristocrates

Le pied de néz - dedié aux aristocrates

Print shows two angels, one standing on a globe and holding a sword, the other, as Fame, soaring above at right, holds a laurel crown and blows a horn; in the foreground, blown over by the force of the angels, ... more

The doctor indulged with his favorite scene

The doctor indulged with his favorite scene

Cartoon shows cleric Dr. Richard Price, kneeling on a crown with a demon on his back, peering through a peep-hole into the royal bedroom at Versailles, watching ruffians destroy the Queen's bed and bedroom in s... more

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that unfortunate monarch's execution

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that u...

Print shows the execution of Louis XVI, King of France, January 21, 1793, by guillotine as citizen Louis Capet. Devils stand on the platform as well as fly overhead, suggesting that the beheading of Louis, with... more

Preliminary Drawings of Demons

Preliminary Drawings of Demons

These sketches in the distinctive drawing style of Kawanabe Kyōsai appear to be preliminary drawings for an illustrated book. Like the images of dancers in the Met’s collection (37.119.6), they were formerly i... more

Standing Figure (Shoki) with Two Demons (Oni)
[Demon, possibly Ibaraki, opening a box]

[Demon, possibly Ibaraki, opening a box]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

Print shows a man or demon, holding sword in his mouth, struggling with two women at a tea party beneath a tree. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noy... more

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Corsican-pest;-or-Belzebub going to supper

The Devil with demons roasting Napoleon on a pitchfork in the flames of Hell. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Merry making on the regents birth day, 1812 / G. Cruikshank.

Merry making on the regents birth day, 1812 / G. Cruikshank.

Print shows George, the Prince Regent, dancing and drinking at a lavish party with the wife of a man who sits with a dejected look on his face and holding a sheet of paper "Order of the day" which lists "Breakf... more

The property tax

The property tax

Cartoon shows a prosperous John Bull seated in a chair as a blue demon hovers above him using a magnet to withdraw coins from Bull's waistcoat pocket. The ghost of William Pitt rises from the floorboards saying... more

[Countryside scenes with figures]

[Countryside scenes with figures]

Single sheet with nineteen separate drawings featuring outdoor scenes with figures of devils, criminals, animals and people caught misbehaving. Inscribed in pencil below image: wm paper 1824. Nineteen tailpiece... more

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washington

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washingt...

An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter from Thomas Jefferson on American democracy. The female figure of Liberty displays to the Four Continents the art of prin... more

[The laughing demon]

[The laughing demon]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing a face comprised of two demons: a hannya, a woman who changes into a demon because of jealousy, and a yamauba, a demon who eats infants brought to the mountains. Illus. in: Hy... more

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

Drawing shows a macabre Medusa with a skeletal head, dressed in a tunic, holding aloft a goblet of wine and exhorting a crowd of people. Behind her stands a devil who joins in the exhortation. Cruikshank was... more

The downfall of Mother Bank

The downfall of Mother Bank

A pro-Jackson satire applauding the President's September 1833 order for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States. The combined opposition to this move from Bank president Nicholas Bid... more

Brulement de l'effigie du juda, le samedi saint / J.B. Debret et la Vesse. de Portes, del. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succrs. de Engelmann & Cie.

Brulement de l'effigie du juda, le samedi saint / J.B. Debret et la Ve...

Illustrations showing townspeople watching the hanging and burning of an effigy of a traitor and demons hanging a Saturday saint from a tree. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 1816 j... more

Capitol fashions for 1837

Capitol fashions for 1837

A caricature of President Martin Van Buren issued during the Panic of 1837, strongly critical of his continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies. Particular reference is made to the Specie ... more

Old Jack in the last agony and the fox caught in a rat trap

Old Jack in the last agony and the fox caught in a rat trap

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, of the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Robi... more

Whig bazaar

Whig bazaar

Publd. by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt St. N-York. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837 by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern Distr... more

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Sub-treasury system, or Office holders elysium

Printed & published by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt St., 11 1/2 Wall Street. & 38 Chatham Strt. N.Y. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Solothurner - pfaffen-jagd!

Solothurner - pfaffen-jagd!

Print showing the pope excommunicating priests and nuns who are attended by a host of flying demons. Title from item.

Les Boissons

Les Boissons

People around large wine bottle, just uncorked by a demon, and people drinking. Engraving by Bertall. Illus. in: Jean Antheime Brillat-Savarin, Physiologie du Gout (Paris, 1852). Ref. copy may be in Leonard Bac... more

Tobidashita ōtsue

Tobidashita ōtsue

Print shows an artist in the foreground and figures of a characters in the background (a demon holding an anchor, a samurai with a falcon, a man with long pike, and a wrestler). Title and other descriptive info... more

Angels playing music in heaven, harpies playing music in Hell

Angels playing music in heaven, harpies playing music in Hell

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Cochran, 626 (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. F... more

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing Rokurokubi and Mikoshi-nyûdô, demons from Japanese folklore, frightening noodle shop customers to illustrate the proverb that "resistance is futile." Illus. in: Kyōsai hyakuzu... more

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing Rokurokubi and Mikoshi-nyûdô, demons from Japanese folklore, frightening noodle shop customers to illustrate the proverb that "resistance is futile." Illus. in: Kyōsai hyakuzu... more

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

Ukiyo-e drawing illustration showing Rokurokubi and Mikoshi-nyūdō, demons from Japanese folklore, frightening noodle shop customers to illustrate the proverb that "resistance is futile." Illus. in: Kyōsai hansh... more

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, and magician will appear in Freaks ....

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, ...

Created by "What Cheer Show Print, R.I." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Hitotsuya no tsuki

Hitotsuya no tsuki

Print shows an old woman holding a small firebrand or torch as she sneaks around the corner at the entrance to a room in a lonely, isolated house, with the moon shining in the background. Title and other descri... more

Tsuchigumo

Tsuchigumo

Print shows a man with a sword about to fend off an attacking "earth spider." Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shinkei... more

Rajōmon watanabe no tsuna oni ude kiru no zu

Rajōmon watanabe no tsuna oni ude kiru no zu

Print shows the warrior Watanabe no Tsuna's sword projecting from below the Ibaraki demon clutching a pillar at Rashomon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... more

Ibaraki

Ibaraki

Print shows an elderly woman or demon, possibly Ibaraki of Rashomon, flying through the air. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ... more

Omori Hikoshichi

Omori Hikoshichi

Print shows the warrior Omori Hikoshichi carrying a princess who turns into a demon with horns in her reflection in the water as they cross a river.

Manosan yowa no tsuki

Manosan yowa no tsuki

Print shows a demon-like wizard with wings and talons holding a piece of paper with writing on it before a woman with very long hair.

Omoi tsuzura

Omoi tsuzura

Print shows an elderly woman troubled by demons emerging from a huge basket to torment her after she injured a sparrow. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... more

Watanabe no tsuna to ibaraki

Watanabe no tsuna to ibaraki

Print shows the demon Ibaraki posing as Watanabe no Tsuna's Aunt Mashiba, having tricked Tsuna, Ibaraki is shown here peering into the box where Tsuna stored its severed arm. Title and other descriptive informa... more

Ryūgūjō

Ryūgūjō

Print shows the warrior Watanabe no Tsuna, with bow and arrows, at the palace of the demon Ibaraki.

Taira no Kiyomori

Taira no Kiyomori

Print shows the warrior Taira no Kiyomori sitting, holding a sword, has a vision of a demon looking through a window. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Monopoly in Hades--How the place will be run, two years after Jay Gould's arrival / F. Opper.

Monopoly in Hades--How the place will be run, two years after Jay Goul...

Illustration showing Jay Gould as the Devil holding a paper labeled "Majority of Stock", standing outside an office labeled "Successor to Satan"; he is presiding over the "Hades & World Lightning Transportation... more

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons (Kyōsai Hyakkigadan)

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons (Kyōsai Hyakkigadan)

Kawanabe Kyōsai (Japanese, 1831–1889) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons (Kyōsai hyakki gadan)

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons (Kyōsai hyakki gadan)

Kawanabe Kyōsai (Japanese, 1831–1889) Meiji period (1868–1912)

"The demon vanished"

"The demon vanished"

Man seated in corner looking at ghost of man. Reproduction of drawing by A.B. Frost, illustrating "Thurlow's Christmas story" by John Kendrick Bangs. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1894 Dec. 15, p. 1185.

Narcoti-cure Cures the tobacco habit in from 4 to 10 days ; Price $5.00 / / Bradley.

Narcoti-cure Cures the tobacco habit in from 4 to 10 days ; Price $5.0...

Art nouveau poster advertisement for the Narcoti Chemical Co., Springfield, Mass., announcing cure for the tobacco habit, showing a demon or devil-like tobacco plant being skewered by a knight on horseback. "Bo... more

Senator Hill says he would rather see the Democratic Party in ..

Senator Hill says he would rather see the Democratic Party in ..

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

"Poor Spain!" / Keppler.

"Poor Spain!" / Keppler.

Print shows a head labeled "Cuban Moloch", which is probably meant to suggest a demonic figure, with it's mouth open wide to swallow a flotilla of Spanish ships headed toward Cuba; a frightened young King Alfon... more

The sorrows of Satan from the famous novel of Marie Corelli.

The sorrows of Satan from the famous novel of Marie Corelli.

73083 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: My work! Created and "copyright 1898 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 21. No. 6778. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

"Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: One "White man's burden." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin. & N.Y." No. 4026. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

52062 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Everything new but the title. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin. & N.Y." No. 4028. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collect... more

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

Chas. H. Yale's forever Devil's auction

52064 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: Toby creates a little consternation in fairyland. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin. & N.Y." No. 4025. Forms part of: Theat... more

Phllips Climation, successor to The Great Dayton Show

Phllips Climation, successor to The Great Dayton Show

Created by "The D.L. Co." No. 1937. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

She came on bat wings

She came on bat wings

(DLC/PP-1934:0009). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Other Maumer" by Virginia Frazer Boyle, Harper's magazine, 101:755 (Oct. 1900).

Forrest & Company man of many mysteries.

Forrest & Company man of many mysteries.

Created by "The Donaldson Litho. Co., Newport, KY." No. 5785. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

"Car il faut que les demons..."

"Car il faut que les demons..."

Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)

"Car il faut que les demons..."

"Car il faut que les demons..."

Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)