R/3/458 – Drawing of a Tau cross with a snake, a Chinese lion, two arms; and notes

Collection Number:
R/3/458
Object name:
Drawing of a Tau cross with a snake, a Chinese lion, two arms; and notes
Object type:
Drawing
Associations/Cults:
Golden Dawn
Book titles referenced:
?
Book authors referenced:
Ray Doyle

A Tau cross with a snake in a ‘S’. ‘b’ a Chinese lion. ‘c’ two arms, one holding a sword or dagger, the other a lotus-wand. Notes: ‘Bij Aant. [with notes] 1948, fol. 215, fig. 83: HH-55-16: “The illustration shows a sorcerer removing a precious stone from the head of a Toad. This is a symbol of the power with the initiated were endowed and also an image of the eternal quest for gold buried below filth and horror”, &c. Vide [see]: Ray Doyle, cap. III, p. 571, 1898.’