Images of (implied) sexual pleasure and drink. [Click on these images for larger pictures.]

Here we have Cupid with his arrow (upper left), a faun with hid pipes (bottom center), a witch on a broom, various naked wood nymphs, and a trio of musicians, one of whom appears to be wearing eyeglasses.

Formatting and text by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you link your document to this URL in a web document or credit the Internet Archive and Oxford University and link to the Victorian Web web document or cite it in a print one.]

Bibliography

Santine, X. B. La Mythologie du Rhin. Paris: L. Hachette, 1862. Internet Archive version of a copy in the library of the University of Oxford. Web. 22 February 2014.


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