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    "Examination of a Witch" by Thompkins H. Matteson, 1853. In the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. For more info, visit www2.iath.virgini...

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    • marc daws

      Depiction of a Salem Witch trial in 1692. The young girl is probably having a birth mark pointed out which might implicate her in the practice of "Witchcraft". Examination of a Witch by T. H. Matteson

    • Joshua Hutchinson

      "Examination of a witch" Date 1853 Source Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum Author Thompkins H. Matteson, painter

    • Kathy Goins

      "Examination of a witch". Tompkins Harrison Matteson (1853) Looking for a 'witches mark', a sign of covenant with the Devil.

    • Samantha L. Breaman

      "Examination of a Witch," Tompkins H. Matteson. This painting shows how possible witches were brought in for different levels of questioning to determine if they were or were not a witch. Typically, if one were to accuse someone else of witchcraft, then the one being questioned would be set free and determined to not be a witch.

    • Jerri Berkley

      The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of twenty people, most of them women. Despite being generally known as the Salem witch trials, the preliminary hearings in 1692 were conducted in several towns in the Province of Massachusetts Bay: Salem Village (now Danvers), Ipswich, Andover, and Salem Town.

    • Jessica Marie Johnson

      "Examination of a Witch" Thompkins H. Matteson, 1853. Via site: "..earlier version of this painting was 1848 with a quotation from John Greenleaf Whittier's book Supernaturalism of New England, 1847: "Mary Fisher, a young girl, was seized upon by Deputy Governor Bellingham in the absence of Governor Endicott, and shamefully stripped for the purpose of ascertaining whether she was a witch, with the Devil's mark upon her." Source: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

    • Amanda J. Azzarone

      Examination of a Witch by T. H. Matteson, inspired by the Salem trials

    • Pat Vardell

      Inspired Art of The Salem Witch Trials.

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