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Monday, 30 April 2012

HANGING OUT WITH VINEGAR TOM

As the feast of Beltane is upon us, I decided to paint a witchy figure in the form of Vinegar Tom (from Foundry), one of the familiars of a victim of Matthew Hopkins and John Stearne, described as a greyhound with the head of an ox. Here he is lurking by a gallows, no doubt a common sight all over the country during the seventeenth century. Welcome to Phil too, thanks for following.


Have a Jolly evening and welcome in the Summer tomorrow.(sunrise is about 5.30am)

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