The spirit Ariel in The Tempest, illustrated by Louis John Rhead for Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb, 1918 (via Otherness).
turn of the century
The above black and white picture has been making the rounds of social media lately, a startling image of a man with two faces, one handsome, one wizened. The image is occasionally accompanied by text that purports to tell the odd… Read More ›
From ancient times, people have seen spirits at play in the flickering of light and shadow. With the advancement of technology during the European Renaissance, scholars leaned to harness these dancing apparitions through the power of projection. By the late 1700’s, enterprising entertainers were creating magic… Read More ›