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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.


 

Crystal balls

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The Crystal Ball (c. 1900) by Robert Anning Bell.

Crystal balls in art, film and the pulp magazines.

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The Crystal Ball (1902) by John William Waterhouse.

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Alexander, Crystal Seer (1910).

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Theda Bara as Salomé (1918) by Gordon Edwards.

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The Crystal Ball (1931) by Jacques-Henri Lartigue.

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Carole Lombard in Supernatural (1933).

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October 1933, cover art by Margaret Brundage.

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November 1939, cover art by Virgil Finlay.

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Three Spheres II (1946) by MC Escher.

 


 

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