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Witches burnt from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 64

Miniature of witches being burnt and tortured, Mummolus hanged, and Fredegunda melting her child's plate, at the beginning of chapter 20 of book 3. Image taken from f. 64 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis.... more

Witches burnt from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 64

Detail of a miniature of witches being burnt and tortured, Mummolus hanged, and Fredegunda melting her child's plate, at the beginning of chapter 20 of book 3. Image taken from f. 64 of Chroniques de France ou ... more

The Witches at the Walnut Tree of Benevento

Guglielmo della Porta (Italian, Porlezza, near Lake Lugano ca. 1500–1577 Rome)

Witches Preparing for Sabbath

To appreciate the complex symbolism and rich details of the world of witches represented in this print close examination is needed. In the centre three witches prepare ointments that they will smear over their ... more

Macbeth and the Witches (Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 1)

William Woollett (British, Maidstone, Kent 1735–1785 London)

Wierd sisters; minister's[sic] of darkness; minions of the moon

Prime Minister William Pitt, and subordinate ministers Dundas and Thurlow portrayed as the witches from Macbeth, contemplating a moon comprised of profiles of Queen Charlotte and King George III.

The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches

This canvas, first exhibited in 1799, was sold by the artist in 1808 to his biographer, John Knowles. It illustrates a passage from Paradise Lost (II, 622–66) in which the hellhounds surrounding Sin are compare... more

Nightmare; Witches and Old Women; Album (D), page 20

Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)

Macbeth Consulting the Witches

One of Delacroix's most striking prints, "Macbeth Consulting the Witches" owes its dynamic technique to the lithographs of Goya, whose monumental bullfight scenes had just been published in Bordeaux. Datable to... more

"Witches Rocks", Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing rock formations on a hill.

Witches Rocks, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing rock formations.

Some popular conceptions that the wheeling mania will change / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting changes to folklore, fairy tales, courtship, and punishment, as though penance in Hell was not bad enough, that will result from the cycling craze, such as witches ridin... more

A dangerous brew / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows John Mitchell and Samuel Gompers, representing the United Mine Workers and the American Federation of Labor, as witches stirring a "dangerous brew" of labor violence in a cauldron labeled "Un... more

The Kodakery of the witches

Cat looking through camera at 3 cats on wheelchair.

Dame rumor / Keppler.

Illustration shows an old hag sitting on a large ticker tape machine, on Wall Street, spewing "Inside Information", "False Financial News" and rumors that ensnare large groups of investors.

Photograph of Witches Broom in Norway Pine

Original caption: View of witches' broom in Norway Pine. Historic Photographs

Photograph of Witches Broom on Red Pine

Original caption: Witches broom on red pine located in SE-SW. 7,T 20 N., R17 W. Historic Photographs