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002occ: 1885 Spiritualism in New England. Hand colored engraving from the Oct. 31, 1885 issue of Leslie's Weekly, titled "Spiritualism in New England. An Evening with a Medium in Boston. A Message from Another World." The Spiritualist movement was very popular in the United States during the late 1800s, with many followers believing that ghosts could be contacted through "mediums" who had special powers to talk with the dead. 11x16 in.
1874 Drinking Blood in Boston - Frank Leslie's wood engraving showing men at the Brighton Abattoir consuming beef blood in Boston, Mass. as a ritual.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50
007occ: 1889 Engraving: The Haunted Chamber. Hand colored, engraved image based on a painting by J. Nash. Shows a man in his nightshirt staring at a glowing area on the other side of his bedroom. From the Summer 1889 issue of The Graphic. 11x16 in. $40
008occ: 1854 Palm Reading: Chiromancy. Article with engraved illustrations, from an 1854 issue of Gleason's Pictorial. The article describes the art of palm reading, and explains the meanings of the lines on the human hand. 11x16 in. $30
009occ: 1906 Sheet Music Cover: Dance of the Demon. Lithographed cover to the sheet music for "Dance of the Demon," by Eduard Holst. Title and author's name are printed in bright red. In the background, demons with pitchforks are dancing gleefully. There are several tears along the edges of this item, and a few spots where very small pieces have been torn from the edge. The tears would be almost unnoticeable if it were matted and framed, however. 10x13 in. $30
010occ: 1889 Fortune Teller in New York City. Engraved scene from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, titled "Street Fortune Telling: A Scene on Fourteenth Street, Near Sixth Avenue, New York City." Two women and a young girl are shown talking eagerly with the fortune teller, who is standing next to a cage with several small birds inside. 11x16 in. $30
011occ: 1835 Ghost Story. This is the January 17th 1835 issue of the New York Mirror, "A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts." Featured on the front page, and continued on the following pages, is a story titled "The Ghost Murderer" by William Dunlap. This is an original edition of the journal; NOT a reproduction! 10x14 in. $30
014occ: 1877: Fortune Telling in Bavarian Tyrol (Germany). Hand colored wood engraving from the Feb. 3, 1877 issue of The Graphic, titled "Fortune Telling in the Bavarian Tyrol." Shows a group of people seated around a table listening to an older woman who is reading their fortunes in a deck of cards. 16x22in. $100
017occ: Hand colored engraving from the August 9, 1879 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Eleven images on page titled, Pennsylvania, Scenes and Incidents at a Spiritualist Camp - Meeting held at Willett's Station, Bucks County. 11x16 in. $50
018occ: A Voudoo Dance. Very nice hand colored wood engraving from the June 25, 1887 issue of Harper's Weekly. Image shows a crowd of people gathered around a man balancing hot coals on his head with hot coals all around his feet as well. 16x22 in. $350
019occ: 1884 "So Hallow'd And So Gracious Is The Time" - Drawn by F.S. Church. Wood engraving published in Harper's Weekly on December 27, 1884. Volume XXVIII., No. 1462. Scene depicts a poem from Hamlet next to a crowing rooster in upper part of picture and seated sorcerer's down below. 11x16in. $50
1876 Double-paged hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Fair-Time -- The Wheel of Fortune." Taken from a painting by Carol Boker.
21 x 15-1/2 in. $50
1851 Gleason's Pictorial hand colored wood engraving titled, "Macallister, the Magician, Performing His Celebrated Shawl Trick at the Boston Theatre."
15 x 11 in. $40
1871 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Witchcraft In 1871."
22 x 16 in. $80
Hand colored steel engraving by sculptors, Professor Knolle, J. Phillip, and R.A. Pinx showing two women having their tarot cards read by a mysterious fortune teller. Title of image is, "The Fortune Teller."
12-1/2 x 9 in. $60
1869 Wood engraving titled, "Spiritual Photography." Featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization, each person shown in engravings have a deceased loved one watching over them and partially visible in each image. Article explains the case against the photographer responsible for such image.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
1885 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Dolly Vansittert's Other Lover, -- 'He Is Here,' Suddenly Cried Dolly, and Started To Her Feet." Drawn by W.T. Smedley. Featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization.
16 x 11 in. $60
1888 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Spiritualism and Its Delusions -- The Medium, Mme. Anne O'Delia Diss Debar, And Her Methods: Developing A Spirit-Picture." Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 11 in. $80
Hand colored steel engraving titled, "Una Entering the Witch's Hut."
12 x 9 in. $100
Hand colored lithograph showing Skull Ornaments & Banners of Dahomey. Lithograph of Sarony & Co.
7-1/2 x 5 in. $50
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