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Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
This 17th-century ballad entitled ‘Cuckolds Haven’ betrays the early modern obsession with cuckolds – men who were depic...
Book, Folio, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
Holinshed’s Chronicles (1577) – often referred to as just ‘Holinshed’ – is a large collaborative work describing England...
Book, Octavo, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
A Pleasant History (1613) is Thomas Hill’s treatise on the art of physiognomy, which is founded on the belief that the f...