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Illustration of Puritan men in the process of a trial of a women accused of being a witch.

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This cabinet shows the faces of five women that represent the senses. As shown in the close-up picture of the cabinet, a variety of stitches are used such as, metal thread, colored silks, and other materials.

The second best selling book in history, John Bunyan gives an account of Christian, a sinner that has recently decided to leave the town of destruction and journey towards Heaven.

Wildly popular since its release, The Pilgrim's Progress set out…

A stone with an inscription that translates to: "In 1675 witches’ pyres burnt here. Women died, men judged. The belief of the time befalls man." The event described is the execution of dozens of alleged witches in Torsaker, Sweden.

Part of a series of 4 oil paintings, Hogarth aimed to portray daily life in London. Morning in particular, depics a women sheilding herself from two men with women. It is set in Covent Garden, near the infamous Tom King's Coffee House (a coffee shop…

A portrait of the playwright, novelist, and poet taken sometime in the 17th century but not published until 1716.

A passage from Oroonoko where Oroonoko gives a speech to a group of slaves, trying to inspire them to try to escape.

This is a line engraving portrait of Mary Carleton as an imposter of a German Princess

Created by Stefano della Bella, this work of art was created in 1648 as part of 'The five deaths.' It was done by etching, which is a style in which one carves a copper plate and then uses ink to print their design.

Like the novel, poetry provided a medium for new understandings of the mind in the Restoration period of the 17th century,

One such poem is "Absence." by Samuel Pordage, published in 1660. Towards the end of the poem, the narrator declares that "A…
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