The Road to Perdition – Hell Located Various Hell locations around the world; New Jersey leads the pack.
April 25, 2018
Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Grim and Grewsome, News, religion, Social History, Victorian, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged damnation, Darvasa Gas Crater, devil, geography, Hell, Mount Etna, Mount Heckla, New Jersey, Perdition, purgatory, St Patrick's Purgatory, The Rev. Caesar Andrew Augustus Taylor, The Road to Perdition: Hell Located, William Whiston
Reading about the astonishing variety of figures and faces recently seen on Mars, I was reminded of this topical foray into cartographical simulacra: faces of British politicians found in the maps of the world.
August 20, 2015
Ephemera, News, Prophecies, Social History, Victorian, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged Edward Terry, geography, Joseph Chamberlain, Li Hung Chang, Lord Salisbury, map faces, map simulacra, Mr Punch, simulacra, Sir William Harcourt, White House shadowgraphs