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[Threatening omens seen in the clouds]

Image ID: 834573

[Threatening omens seen in the clouds]

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Threatening omens seen in the clouds]


: Woodcuts

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 5 x 8.8 cm.


: Source information not available. Note 2.) This illustration shows various sorts of omens observed in the skies, including a fiery chariot and clouds in all sorts of odd shapes (a city, piles of stones, jugs, etc.). Such apparitions were generally seen as omens of great changes or upheavals to come, such as wars, famines, or the death of kings.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Apparitions


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 834573

Record ID

: 1044237

Digital Item Published

: 2-4-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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