Posts tagged eerie
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Oh fond Arachne! Thee I also saw,
Half spider now, in anguish, crawling up 
The unfinish’d web thou weaved’st to thy bane.

Gustave Doré, from Purgatory and Paradise, by Dante Alighieri,  Chicago, 1883.

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Oh fond Arachne! Thee I also saw,
Half spider now, in anguish, crawling up
The unfinish’d web thou weaved’st to thy bane.

Gustave Doré, from Purgatory and Paradise, by Dante Alighieri, Chicago, 1883.

(Source: archive.org.)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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An incubus.

From Trilby, a novel, written and illustrated by George Du Maurier, New York, 1894.

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An incubus.

From Trilby, a novel, written and illustrated by George Du Maurier, New York, 1894.

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Friday, March 7, 2014
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A dream (Willmott’s English Sacred Poetry, 1862).

Henry Hugh Armstead, from English illustration, ‘the sixties’ : 1857-70, by Gleeson White, London, 1903.

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A dream (Willmott’s English Sacred Poetry, 1862).

Henry Hugh Armstead, from English illustration, ‘the sixties’ : 1857-70, by Gleeson White, London, 1903.

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Saturday, February 15, 2014
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 A great many ghosts rushed towards the Brahman.

Warwick Goble, from Folk-tales of Bengal, by Lal Behari Day, London, 1912.

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A great many ghosts rushed towards the Brahman.

Warwick Goble, from Folk-tales of Bengal, by Lal Behari Day, London, 1912.

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Thursday, January 2, 2014
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Workhand and devil.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Workhand and devil.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Thief who sees devils

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Thief who sees devils

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Friday, December 20, 2013
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Poor me! Here you are, Targhini and Montanari!

A. Masutti, from I misteri di Roma contemporanea (The mysteries of contemporary Rome) vol. 1, author mentioned only by the initials G. S., Turin, 1861.

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Poor me! Here you are, Targhini and Montanari!

A. Masutti, from I misteri di Roma contemporanea (The mysteries of contemporary Rome) vol. 1, author mentioned only by the initials G. S., Turin, 1861.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, November 29, 2013
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A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by  Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013