R/12/1451 – 2 prints, one of old figure at a table with objects and a small devil; other learned-looking man

Collection Number:
R/12/1451
Object name:
2 prints, one of old figure at a table with objects and a small devil; other learned-looking man
Object type:
Print

Illustration by Jan Parker from Peter Haining’s 1971 Witchcraft and Black Magic put out in paperbook by Bantam in 1973.
– [top] “An old woman using a sacred formula to summon a demon.” – p. 62; [bottom] “James I produced a study of devil worship, Demonology (1597), and wrote the brutal 1604 Witchcraft Act into the statute book.” p. 36