Database of alchemical emblems - Start pageThis is a graphic database of emblematic engravings and woodcuts from alchemical printed books, and will contain all the major series of alchemical emblems. Each figure is shown with a short description. These descriptions have now been indexed so that, for example, one can search for all emblems with a 'tree' and a 'lion'.
This database is still under construction. It presently contains twenty series, over 500 images, though not all the descriptions are installed. Eventually there will be over a thousand images in this database.
You can use the find button to perform a search for various symbols. The search operation returns to your browser a page containing the emblems in which these symbols can be found. This page is immediately cleared by the search engine on the Levity server, so the only way to return to this page of finds is by retreiving it from the browser cache using the Go Back button or history listing on your browser.
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