Alchemical Illustrations

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Alchemical scroll, England, s. XVI - Notice "the dragon held his tail in his mouth and drops of his blood fell into the silvery liquid below"

Alchemical scroll, England, s. XVI - Notice "the dragon held his tail in his mouth and drops of his blood fell into the silvery liquid below"

Alchemical images from the Beinecke Library Jhoan Isaac Hollandus, 15th century Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium

Alchemical images from the Beinecke Library Jhoan Isaac Hollandus, 15th century Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium

The true principles of all things

The true principles of all things

The Ripley Scroll (Lindorm dragon detail) is, in simple terms, an alchemical manuscript that shows in pictorial cryptograms the production of the philosopher's stone (the elusive ingredient that produces incorruptible gold out of lesser metals; and/or the elixir of life). Click to read more about the Ripley scroll(s). This one dates to ca.1570

The Ripley Scroll (Lindorm dragon detail) is, in simple terms, an alchemical manuscript that shows in pictorial cryptograms the production of the philosopher's stone (the elusive ingredient that produces incorruptible gold out of lesser metals; and/or the elixir of life). Click to read more about the Ripley scroll(s). This one dates to ca.1570

Woodcut from Theosophical view for Alchemy by Leonhardt Thurneysser zum Thurn, 1574

Woodcut from Theosophical view for Alchemy by Leonhardt Thurneysser zum Thurn, 1574

Alchemy: The Moon. De Sphaera Biblioteca Estense Universitaria (Modena, Italy), 15th century.

Alchemy: The Moon. De Sphaera Biblioteca Estense Universitaria (Modena, Italy), 15th century.

Image from page 1078 of Johann Michael Faust. Compendium Alchymist, Pandora Explicata & Figuris Illustrata, 1706. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Image from page 1078 of Johann Michael Faust. Compendium Alchymist, Pandora Explicata & Figuris Illustrata, 1706. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Universal Fire Circle Alchemy

Universal Fire Circle Alchemy

Mandrake.  British Library, Harley MS 1585,

Mandrake. British Library, Harley MS 1585,

from the Ripley Scrowle, 15th century

from the Ripley Scrowle, 15th century

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