"And quickly opening a vein in her left arm she proceeded to sprinkle a portion of her blood upon the hideous object then muttering a POWERFUL INCANTATION, the corpse became entirely subservient to her will &c." / R Cruikshank del.

Accession number: 
PML 146731, leaf 53
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856.
[London? : s.n., 18--].
1 print : aquatint ; sheet: 160 x 225 mm
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.

Title from item.
At upper right: Pl. II.
Print illustrating a passage from the short story "The sorceress", from Tales of the horrible, or, The book of spirits (London : Charlton Wright, 1837).
Library's copy trimmed closely trimmed within plate mark, and mounted on leaf 53 of a bound volume containing various works by George, Isaac, and Robert Cruikshank; including published suites of prints, individually published plates and caricatures, and miscellaneous illustrations and reproductions removed from published works.

From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Print shows a witch standing in a graveyard at night in a circle of skulls, sprinkling blood from her raised hands as she conjures forth a corpse from a grave.