The Page of Prester John, c.1880 (litho)
KW441363 The Page of Prester John, c.1880 (litho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prester John, aka Presbyter Johannes, was a fabled figure from the 12th to the 17th centuries believed to rule over a lost Christian enclave somewhere in the Orient; Illustration from 'Military and Religious Life of the Middle Ages' by Paul Lacroix, published London c.1880;); Ken Welsh; European, out of copyright
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Prester John, fabled Christian King in 12th-13th Century. He was believed to have ruled in Asia. By others he was later thought to be ruler of Abyssinia. Woodcut 1540.
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Giant octopus attacking the submarine "Nautilus" in Jules Verne's book, "10, 000 Leagues under the Sea, " edition of 1873, Paris.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
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