R/1/16 – Drawing of letters on a page, pentagram, hand; and notes

Collection Number:
R/1/16
Object name:
Drawing of letters on a page, pentagram, hand; and notes
Object type:
Drawing
Languages:
Dutch,English
Book titles referenced:
?
Book authors referenced:
Richard W.F. Huxley

The letters the piece of paper ‘a’ are s a p n q c n. ‘b’ is an arm with a brush. ‘c’ a pentagram, with clockwise the letters a, e, n, o, m around it. Notes: ‘Naar [after] Richard W.F. Hursley, ao. 1892 “opzettelijke fout” [deliberate mistake].
‘Bij aant [with notes] 1951, fol. 405: “This medival German spell requires its maker to write the following scheme of wortds on paper or parchment. This should then be kept in a private place”. &c. Zie [see] F6, “Magic spells”, IX-360, “To drive away evil”, &c. H.’