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A collection of images featuring the esoteric, arcane, occult, mystical, hermetic, cosmic, hæresiarchal, magickal, and metaphysical.

Apr 18
Photograph of S.L. MacGregor Mathers, in Egyptian garb, performing the Ritual of Isis as part of the Rites of the Golden Dawn (photographer unknown, early 20th century).

(via Getidan)

Photograph of S.L. MacGregor Mathers, in Egyptian garb, performing the Ritual of Isis as part of the Rites of the Golden Dawn (photographer unknown, early 20th century).

(via Getidan)


50watts:

Popiersie (Rycina ze Znakiem Editions Marquet) (color lithograph on paper by Roland Topor, late 20th century).

50watts:

Popiersie (Rycina ze Znakiem Editions Marquet) (color lithograph on paper by Roland Topor, late 20th century).


Apr 17
Album sleeve for Hawkwind’s “Warrior on the Edge of Time”—based upon the works of Michael Moorcock (Comte Pierre D’Auvergne aka Pierre Tubbs, 1975).

(via Collectible-Records — цоллецтибле рецордс)

Album sleeve for Hawkwind’s “Warrior on the Edge of Time”—based upon the works of Michael Moorcock (Comte Pierre D’Auvergne aka Pierre Tubbs, 1975).

(via Collectible-Records — цоллецтибле рецордс)


Page 75 of the Voynich Manuscript (written in indecipherable language by unknown creator, early 15th century)

(via Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Page 75 of the Voynich Manuscript (written in indecipherable language by unknown creator, early 15th century)

(via Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)


Page from Codex Seraphinianus (Luigi Serafini, 1976-1978—published 1981).

(via Dangerous Minds)

Page from Codex Seraphinianus (Luigi Serafini, 1976-1978—published 1981).

(via Dangerous Minds)


Apr 16
Page 1035 of Les Oeuvres: Figures and Portraits of Anatomy, Surgical Instruments, and Several Monsters (engravings by unknown, but possibly by Giullis Horbeck / written by Ambroise Paré, published 1585).

(via The National Library of Medicine)

Page 1035 of Les Oeuvres: Figures and Portraits of Anatomy, Surgical Instruments, and Several Monsters (engravings by unknown, but possibly by Giullis Horbeck / written by Ambroise Paré, published 1585).

(via The National Library of Medicine)


Cover text to BEZOAR Vol. 5, #Whatever (Fred Buck, Paul Kahn, & Thorpe Feidt, February 1977)

(via BEZOAR: a literary magazine)

Cover text to BEZOAR Vol. 5, #Whatever (Fred Buck, Paul Kahn, & Thorpe Feidt, February 1977)

(via BEZOAR: a literary magazine)


Apr 15
Printer’s mark of Christophe Plantin aka Christoffel Plantijn (Christophe Plantin, mid to late 16th century).

(via The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford)

Printer’s mark of Christophe Plantin aka Christoffel Plantijn (Christophe Plantin, mid to late 16th century).

(via The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford)


Title page to Exorcism Manual (engraving emblem likely by Christophe Plantin / written by R.D. Maximilien de Eynatten,1619).

(via Villanova University Digital Library)

Title page to Exorcism Manual (engraving emblem likely by Christophe Plantin / written by R.D. Maximilien de Eynatten,1619).

(via Villanova University Digital Library)


Cover to Charlie #47 (Guido Crepax, 1972).

(via 50watts)

Cover to Charlie #47 (Guido Crepax, 1972).

(via 50watts)


Photograph of Nikola Tesla with phosphorescent light bulb (Nikola Tesla, 1894).

(via It’s OK to be Smart)

Photograph of Nikola Tesla with phosphorescent light bulb (Nikola Tesla, 1894).

(via It’s OK to be Smart)


Photograph of dinner party hosted by William Seabrook (Man Ray, 1930).

(reblogged via 1910)

Photograph of dinner party hosted by William Seabrook (Man Ray, 1930).

(reblogged via 1910)


Illustration from John Marco Allegro's The Sacred Mushroom & The Cross (Alan Cracknell, 1970).

(from JohnAllegro.org)

Illustration from John Marco Allegro's The Sacred Mushroom & The Cross (Alan Cracknell, 1970).

(from JohnAllegro.org)


“"There is no right or wrong. Every action is an experiment that yields its fruit in knowledge." -Robert Anton Wilson”

Nov 27
End Devonian (Matt Brown, 2011).

(from drtenge’s livejournal)

End Devonian (Matt Brown, 2011).

(from drtenge’s livejournal)


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