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The Viktor Wynd Museum & The Last Tuesday Society

http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org

September 2021

Charles Waterton, Ecentric Taxidermist by Dr. Pat Morris, Live on Zoom

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Waterton fabricated imaginary creatures, forming three-dimensional religious and political cartoons that lampooned issues and enemiesCharles Waterton was a 'larger than life' person, a notable 19th century naturalist and an inventive taxidermist, now regarded as one of Britain's great eccentrics. Few of his contemporaries engaged in such a variety of mischief and adventure. His activities, and the aggravation he caused, continue to fascinate, inspire and amuse even 150 years after his death. His famous book Wanderings in South America, published in…

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November 2021

Grimoires & Magical Books – Owen Davies – Zoom Lecture

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held. Zoom Lecture No books have been more feared than grimoires, and no books have been more valued and revered. In his book Grimoires: A History of Magic Books, Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held. At their most benign, these repositories of forbidden knowledge revealed how to make powerful talismans and…

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