The last lunar eclipse to occur on the Winter Solstice was in 1638—just a few years later this pamphlet by William Lilly (from the British Library’s Images Online Collection) heralded another “starry messenger” during the English Civil War:
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- I think of Colin Cambell Cooper and Emma Lampert Cooper as a team of talented, worldly artists: they married in 1897 and traveled frequently thereafter, painting scenes of wherever they went. Around 1910 they were in #salemma for some reason: perhaps visiting Frank Benson or Philip Little or Ross Sterling Turner or Isaac Caliga? I just don't know but imagine what a creative hub Salem was at this time.
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