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257 x 308 mm (10.1 x 12.1 in.)
Peltro William Tomkins, British (English), (1760–1840)
After John Raphael Smith, British (English), (1751–1812)
After Henry Fuseli (aka Johann Heinrich Fuseli), Swiss, (1741–1825)
- magic - Study and practice of ritual activities intended to control or influence human or natural events through the invocation of external and impersonal mystical forces beyond the ordinary human sphere; typical ritual activities include the manipulation of special objects and the recitation of spells. [October 1994 scope note added; related term added.]
- occult sciences - Range of studies, theories, and practices involving a belief in and knowledge or use of supernatural forces or beings, the goal of practice being the manipulation or subversion of natural laws to achieve some desired purpose. [November 1994 related term added. October 1994 scope note added; lead-in terms added; alternate term added. July 1994 related term added. January 1994 related term added.]
- witches - Those who practice witchcraft. [October 1994 descriptor added.]
- plate Dimensions: 257 x 308 mm (10.1 x 12.1 in.)
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Peltro William Tomkins, British (English), (1760–1840) John Raphael Smith, British (English), (1751–1812) Henry Fuseli (aka Johann Heinrich Fuseli), Swiss, (1741–1825) . The Witches, 1786. Stipple engraving on laid paper. plate : 257 x 308 mm (10.1 x 12.1 in.). DAC accession number 1968.17.1. Purchase funds, 1968. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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