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That’s the Devil, most certainly.

Achille Devéria, from Légendes ballades et fabliaux vol. 2, by Pierre-Marie-François Baour-Lormian, Paris, 1829.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

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That’s the Devil, most certainly.

Achille Devéria, from Légendes ballades et fabliaux vol. 2, by Pierre-Marie-François Baour-Lormian, Paris, 1829.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The hermit of the Black Valley.

Achille Devéria, from Légendes ballades et fabliaux vol. 1, by Pierre-Marie-François Baour-Lormian, Paris, 1829.

(Source: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

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The hermit of the Black Valley.

Achille Devéria, from Légendes ballades et fabliaux vol. 1, by Pierre-Marie-François Baour-Lormian, Paris, 1829.

(Source: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The fear that often turns a woman from a beautiful to a mercenary marriage will vanish from life.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from A modern Utopia, by : Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

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The fear that often turns a woman from a beautiful to a mercenary marriage will vanish from life.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from A modern Utopia, by : Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, February 28, 2014
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La mort du Diable (The Devil’s death).

Jean-jacques Grandville, from Musique des chansons de Béranger (Music of the songs by Béranger), by halévy and Joséphine Mainvielle-Fodor, Paris, 1858.

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La mort du Diable (The Devil’s death).

Jean-jacques Grandville, from Musique des chansons de Béranger (Music of the songs by Béranger), by halévy and Joséphine Mainvielle-Fodor, Paris, 1858.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, November 1, 2013
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Gabriela’s very self was seen softly approaching.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from Sintram & his companions, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, London, 1908.

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Gabriela’s very self was seen softly approaching.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from Sintram & his companions, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, London, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 9, 2013
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A boy rushed into the hall.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from Sintram & his companions, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, London, 1908.

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A boy rushed into the hall.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from Sintram & his companions, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, London, 1908.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 9, 2013
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Vignette from Philosophical aphorisms.

Moritz von Schwind, from L’art du rire et de la caricature (The art of amusing and caricaturing), by  Alexandre Arsène, Paris, 1892.

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Vignette from Philosophical aphorisms.

Moritz von Schwind, from L’art du rire et de la caricature (The art of amusing and caricaturing), by Alexandre Arsène, Paris, 1892.

(Source: archive.org.)

Saturday, July 6, 2013
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The house-warming.

John Leech, from The Ingoldsby legends, by Thomas Ingoldsby (Richard Harris Barham), illustrated by  George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel, New York, 1848.

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The house-warming.

John Leech, from The Ingoldsby legends, by Thomas Ingoldsby (Richard Harris Barham), illustrated by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel, New York, 1848.

(Source: archive.org.)

Thursday, June 27, 2013