English magic: how folklore haunts the British landscape
The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic at the Port Eliot Festival in St Germans, Cornwall from 30 July - 2 August 2015. Each evening the Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft will present their collection of charms, ritual objects and folk magic. The Museum of Witchcraft houses the world's largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts and regalia. The museum was founded by the English folk magician Cecil Williamson in 1951 and was taken over by Simon Costin and his Museum of British Folklore in…
Photo by Henry Bourne from "Arcadia Britannica", an affectionate book of portraits of British folklore enthusiasts dressed in their finery. The book's introduction is written by Simon Costin, Director of the Museum of British Folklore
Map of city of Venice (Venedīk) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol. 186a & 185b -- Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis on navigation was later revised and expanded.