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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.
$80


003occult:
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



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



021occ:
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


022occult:
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









023occult:
1871 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Witchcraft In 1871."
22 x 16 in. $80



 
024occult:
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



027occult:
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



028occult:
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



029occult:
Hand colored steel engraving titled, "Una Entering the Witch's Hut."
12 x 9 in. $100



030occult:
Hand colored lithograph showing Skull Ornaments & Banners of Dahomey. Lithograph of Sarony & Co.
7-1/2 x 5 in. $50



031occult:
Fortune Telling. Published by the Adline in 1876 titled “Fortune Telling” by John Swain. Black & white, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $40


032occult:
A Seance “Spirits” and their Manifestations – An Evening Séance from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper 1887.
11 x 16 in. $80



033occult:
Spiritual Photography – On the cover of Harper’s Weekly are 9 examples of apparitions caught on film. 1869. Black & white, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $40


034occult:
Reading the Tea Leaves “And true-love knots lurked in the bottom of every tea cup” by Sheridan Knowles, R.I. Black & white, wood engraving. 1894.
11 ½ x 16 in. $50


035occult:
Spiritualists Meeting. Pennsylvania – Great International meeting of spiritualists at Neshaminy Falls. Black & white, wood engraving. 1883.
8 x 10 ½ in. $30



036occult:
Examining A Witch. King James examining a witch by C. Cattermole. 1877. Black & white, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $30



037occult:
Reading Tea Leaves. “Cup-Tossing” engraved by C.W. Sharpe showing a young woman having her tea leaves read. Water colored, steel engraving. 1870.
10 x 13 in. $80




038occult:
Testing a Witch - Early times in Holland, testing an alleged witch by F. Berger. 1886. Water colored, wood engraving.
8 ½ x 11 in. $30



039occult:
The Sorceress – From a painting by R. Willis Maddox. Showing a woman over her caldron brewing a potion. 1895. Black & white, wood engraving.
10 ½ x 8 in. $30






040occult:
The Haunted House – Printed in 1879, Showing a man wandering a house when he spots a ghostly visitor. Black & white, wood engraving.
10 x 6 in. $30




041occult:
Fortune Telling – Engraved expressly for Godey’s Lady Book Fashion by W.H. Elhs. 1840. Water colored, steel engraving.
10 x 6 in. $60




042occult:
Life Publishing Company “The Spirit of Paul Jones” by Harrison Cady. 1918. Black & white, wood engraving.
11 x 17 3/8 in. $40



043occult:
Our Mysterious Visitor, as seen October 2. Drawn by Gaston Fay. 1882 Harper’s Weekly. Black & white, wood engraving.
9 ½ x 11 in. $30



044occult:
The Ghost of the “Maine.”  Illustrated by W. J. Aylward. 1898 Leslie’s Weekly. Black & white, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $50



045occult:
1884 Harper’s Weekly “So Hallowed and So Gracious is the time.”- features a Hamlet quote from Act I, Scene I “Some say that ever ‘gainst that season comes..”– Drawn by F.S. Church. Water colored, wood engraving.
11 x 15 1/2 in. $60
Also available in B/W $50  



046occult:
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.
11 x 16 in. $60



047occult:
Annual Gathering of Spiritualists at Lake Pleasant – Massachusetts. 8 scenes showing a typical day at the gathering. 1881 Frank Leslies’. Hand colored, wood engraving.
10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. $60




048occult:
“The Famous “Cure” of the Ancient World” – Drawn by A. Forestier. A priest of Asklepios and patient calling up the sacred non-poisonous snakes. 1906 Illustrated London News.
11 x 16 in. $60




049occult:
A Chinese Fortune-Teller. 1879 Illustrated London News. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $80
Also available in B/W $50




050occult:
Witchcraft in 1871 “Seance scene.” From Harper’s Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
21 x 16 in. $80
Also available in B/W $50




051occult:
The Fortune-Teller by Jacques Wagrez. 1901 Harper’s Weekly. A barefoot fortune teller reads the palm of a young lady with her curious onlooking friends.
21 x 16 in. $60




052occult:
“Lowering the Record.” - How our ocean steamers race with death. Published by Once a Week.
21 x 16 in. $60




 
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