So many questions. For example – Does the skull belong to the reader, or to the writer?
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This book covers death, sacrifice, life, prayer, dismemberment, and dedication. There are many extremes. However, it is all very interesting.Continue reading Osiris and The Egyptian Resurrection – Illustrations and Excerpts from a 1911 Book
Henry Patrick Clarke, died tragically in 1931. At only 41 years of age, tuberculosis took him to his death. Although some of his art and illustrations are quite disturbing – he was above all talented.
Tell Tale Heart
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By Francisco Goya. The Witches’ Sabbath is a meeting of those who practice witchcraft and other rites. Distinguishable features contained within a Witches’ Sabbath are assembly by foot, beast, or flight, a banquet, dancing and cavorting, and sexual intercourse.
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The Man Eater Shark has long teeth, with sharp entire cutting edges. The eyes are disks – one and one-half inches in diameter. Iris silvery-gray, pupils black. Found in all temperate and tropical seas. Are they near your coast?
Images and information are from the 1883 book, ‘Transactions of Vassar Brothers Institute, and its Scientific Section‘. The book also includes vivid physical details of The Man Eater Shark. Just in case you needed even more nightmare fuel.
Gloomy Grandville images to make you feel effrayé(creeped out).The Devil is in Paris, Warsaw is in Poland, and the bottle is in a man’s room.
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