Jezebel by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) (1823-1909). 1886. “Photographed from the originals and printed in planotype.” From Bible Beasts and Birds (Hathi Trust online version of a copy in the Getty Institute)

The following pages contain a five-page passage from 1 Kings xxi and 2 Kings ix. plus two brief quotations from Paradise Lost:

Disturbances on Earth through Female snares, . . .
Which infinite calamitie shall cause
To Humane life, and houshold peace confound."             Paradise Lost, Ed. 1667, bk. ix. 1. 896.

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_____. Bible Beasts and Birds: A New Edition of Illustrations of Scripture by an Animal Painter. London: Kegan Paul, 1886. Hathi Trust online version of a copy in the Getty Institute. Web. 11 January 2021.

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