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Hell Collection

Background imageHell Collection: The Broad and Narrow way to Heaven or Hell - Religious concepts

The Broad and Narrow way to Heaven or Hell - Religious concepts
THE BROAD AND NARROW WAY the good take the narrow road to Heaven while the wicked take the broad way to Hell

Background imageHell Collection: HEAVEN

HEAVEN
THE BROAD AND NARROW WAY the narrow road to Heaven contrasted with the broad way to Hell

Background imageHell Collection: Breugel, Pieter II, The Younger. Winter Scene with Ice Skaters

Breugel, Pieter II, The Younger. Winter Scene with Ice Skaters
Breugel, Pieter, II, The Younger, called Hell Bruegel (1564-1638). Winter Scene with Ice Skaters skating and Birds. Flemish art. Painting

Background imageHell Collection: Sisyphus and his Stone

Sisyphus and his Stone
Sisyphys, father of Odysseus, for no known reason, is condemned to push a rock to the top of a mountain in Hell, which the demons push down again, and again, and again

Background imageHell Collection: Thos. Brett Cleveland, O. Diebold Safe & Lock Company

Thos. Brett Cleveland, O. Diebold Safe & Lock Company. Date c1879. Thos. Brett Cleveland, O. Diebold Safe & Lock Company. Date c1879

Background imageHell Collection: Gout (Bunbury)

Gout (Bunbury)
No need for the sufferer from GOUT to wait till he gets to Hell - the devil gives him a foretaste of the torments that await him

Background imageHell Collection: The Income Tax Official in Hades by H. M. Bateman

The Income Tax Official in Hades by H. M. Bateman
A tax man from the Inland Revenue suffering his worst nightmare - locked in a cage suspended over a pile of cheques and money he cannot reach. Cartoon by H. M

Background imageHell Collection: Dante & Virgil on Ice

Dante & Virgil on Ice
Virgil is Dantes guide on a tour of Inferno; they come across some evildoers punished by being placed up to their necks in ice

Background imageHell Collection: Charon / Styx / Dante / Virgil

Charon / Styx / Dante / Virgil
Charon ferries Dante and Virgil across the Styx, the river which separates this world of ours from the infernal regions

Background imageHell Collection: The Five ALLs - John Kay

The Five ALLs - John Kay
Satirical cartoon by Scottish caricaturist John Kay (1742-1826) entitled The Five All s, depicting five characters and their interpretations of their reltion to All

Background imageHell Collection: Dante & Virgil in Hell

Dante & Virgil in Hell
Sinners stand in a frozen lake, with only the tops of their heads above the ice; the rest of their bodies are subjected to a permanent cold bath: Dante & Virgil look on

Background imageHell Collection: South Sea Bubble / 1721

South Sea Bubble / 1721
THE SOUTH-SEA BUBBLE A satire on Mr. Knight, the cashier of the South -Sea Company, who fled the country as the situation became too hot

Background imageHell Collection: Gott Strafe England - German poster, WW1

Gott Strafe England - German poster, WW1
A reproduction of a German poster from the First World War reproduced in The Tatler magazine and featuring the devil frying John Bull over the flames of hell under the familiar German slogan of Gott

Background imageHell Collection: The roads to Heaven and Hell

The roads to Heaven and Hell. People taking the road to Heaven by helping the poor, praying, etc. and others taking the road to Hell by drinking, being violent and engaging in other activities

Background imageHell Collection: Red Hell of Jupiter, Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover

Red Hell of Jupiter, Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover
THE RED HELL OF JUPITER - The Planetary Explorers disintegrate the Rogans with the death tube Date: 1931

Background imageHell Collection: Paris Cabarets, Ciel and Enfer (Heaven and Hell)

Paris Cabarets, Ciel and Enfer (Heaven and Hell)
The cabarets of Heaven and Hell (Le Ciel et LEnfer) in the Boulevard de Clichy, Montmartre, Paris. Date: circa 1905

Background imageHell Collection: Business-Like by H. M. Bateman

Business-Like by H. M. Bateman
Enthusiastic Member: There, see what magnificent scenery we have to play here! Scotch visitor: Tae hell wi the scenery! Whaurs the furrst tee? Date: 1927

Background imageHell Collection: The Death of Faust

The Death of Faust
When it is time for Faust to die, Mephistopheles hurls him down to Hell from the highest mountain in Saxony, to make his fall as fearful as possible

Background imageHell Collection: Berlioz Faust Liebig 5

Berlioz Faust Liebig 5
The damnation of Faust : he falls into Hell, while Mephistopheles and his demons celebrate another victory

Background imageHell Collection: Damned in Hell

Damned in Hell
Virgil and Dante contemplate some of the damned

Background imageHell Collection: Dante in Hell

Dante in Hell
Virgil shows Dante the condemned suffering in Inferno

Background imageHell Collection: HELL

HELL
Those who were guilty of avarice during their lifetimes are punished by being boiled in cauldrons of burning oil and molten lead

Background imageHell Collection: Judgment of God on Sin in the form of the Whore of Babylon

Judgment of God on Sin in the form of the Whore of Babylon, with angels above and dragons and demons below in hell. Handcoloured etching drawn

Background imageHell Collection: Japanese depiction of the Great Judge of Hell - Yama

Japanese depiction of the Great Judge of Hell - Yama
The Great Judge of Hell. In East Asian and Buddhist mythology, Yama (sometimes known as the King of Hell, King Yan or Yanluo) is a dharmapala (wrathful god)

Background imageHell Collection: Dante and the eagle

Dante and the eagle
Travel arrangements between Purgatory and Paradise are rudimentary: an eagle carries Dante from the lower regions to the celestial heights where hell meet Beatrice Portinari

Background imageHell Collection: DIVINE COMEDY / DAMNED

DIVINE COMEDY / DAMNED
Dante & Virgil contemplate some of the damned... Date: First published: 1307-21?

Background imageHell Collection: DANTE IN HELL

DANTE IN HELL
Virgil is Dantes guide on a tour of Inferno; they come across some evildoers punished by being placed up to their necks in ice

Background imageHell Collection: Demons in Hell

Demons in Hell
Demons frolicking in their home in Hell

Background imageHell Collection: WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner, British Demarcation Stone

WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner, British Demarcation Stone
WW1 - Ypres - Hell Fire Corner on the Menin Road, British Demarcation Stone - the inscription reads (in English): " Here the invader was brought to a standstill"

Background imageHell Collection: Dante / Divine Comedy / Map

Dante / Divine Comedy / Map
A map of Inferno to Dantes La Divina Commedia. Date: First published: 1307-21?

Background imageHell Collection: Triptych with the Triumph of Death and the Last Judgement by

Triptych with the Triumph of Death and the Last Judgement by
Renaissance. Triptych with the Triumph of Death and the Last Judgement by Hermann Tom Ring (1521-1596), around 1550. Museum Catharijneconvent. Utrecht. Netherlands. Detail

Background imageHell Collection: 4th Century Bc Acheron Aeneid Allegoric Allegorical

4th Century Bc Acheron Aeneid Allegoric Allegorical
4th, century, bc, acheron, aeneid, allegoric, allegorical, allegory, ancient, age, art, boat, boatman, boundary, campania, charon, cross, dead, death, deceased, ferry, ferryman, gravestone, greek

Background imageHell Collection: Francesco Traini. Italian painer active form 1321-1365. The

Francesco Traini. Italian painer active form 1321-1365. The Triumph of Death, 1355. Fresco. Camposanto. Pisa. Italy

Background imageHell Collection: Cartoon, Sin, Death, and the Devil

Cartoon, Sin, Death, and the Devil, Vide Milton, by James Gillray. A parody of a scene from John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost, showing Prime Minister William Pitt (left) as Death

Background imageHell Collection: DEMONS SEIZE DEAD SOUL

DEMONS SEIZE DEAD SOUL
The soul of a recently deceased person is seized by demons who drag him down to Hell. Date: 16th century

Background imageHell Collection: The Tsar arrives in Hell. Date: 1909

The Tsar arrives in Hell. Date: 1909

Background imageHell Collection: DANTE/DEAD LOVERS

DANTE/DEAD LOVERS
Dead lovers. Date: First published: 1307-21?

Background imageHell Collection: ANGELS RESCUING

ANGELS RESCUING
The prayers of the living can help the dead - in sufficient quantity, they can even save them from the flames of Hell, rescued by angels

Background imageHell Collection: SNATCHED FROM HELL

SNATCHED FROM HELL
The prayers of the living can help the dead - in sufficient quantity, they can even save them from the flames of Hell, rescued by angels

Background imageHell Collection: Demons - Dagobert

Demons - Dagobert
When the Frankish king DAGOBERT dies, demons take him by sea to Etna, where the entrance to Hell is located, but a posse of airborne saints rescue him just in time 638

Background imageHell Collection: Comic postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Bad Luck Crest designed by fighter pilot, WW2

Bad Luck Crest designed by fighter pilot, WW2
Bad Luck Crest, a form of modern heraldry designed by a fighter pilot who escaped from Dunkirk during WW2 Date: 1941

Background imageHell Collection: Comc postcard, Four people playing cards Date: 20th century

Comc postcard, Four people playing cards Date: 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Comic postcard, Man pushing pram with triplets Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man pushing pram with triplets Date: 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Comic postcard, Money and a broken bottle Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Money and a broken bottle Date: 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Comic postcard, The saint and the sinner Date: early 20th century

Comic postcard, The saint and the sinner Date: early 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Comic postcard, Supply and demand - the price of poultry Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Supply and demand - the price of poultry Date: 20th century

Background imageHell Collection: Tages and Etruscan monsters

Tages and Etruscan monsters
Etruscan bronze statue of Tages as a noble boy with bracelets on his arms and legs 1, and bas-relief of the monster Volta with the muzzle of a dog emerging from a tomb 2



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