3855 – “The Song of the Whip-poor-Will”, poem and illustration
- Museum classification:
- Images of Witchcraft
A print from the Illustrated London News, 16 October 1880.
John Callow describes the image of the witch thus:
"The engraver has captured the essence of the witch as an 'ill-wisher', whose presence in the village community creates discord, fear and suspicion among her younger, and more affluent, neighbours." Callow, Embracing the Darkness, (IB Tauris: 2017), pl. 1.
- Paper, ink
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