Picture Of Lilith By John Collier 1892

Picture Of Lilith By John Collier 1892

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Lilith (1892) by John Collier in Southport Atkinson Art Gallery.

Author Description

John Collier

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Public domain

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Lilith

Lilith is a mythical creature that has over the past few thousand years been in connection with many myths and legends. Her fame and popularity made it into one of the most popular female demons in modern vampire culture.

Legendary Vampiric Creatures

Legendary creatures that preceded appearance of vampires in the Medieval Europe have appeared in many civilizations all across the world. Here you can find about those creatures and the fear they inflicted upon the people from the dawn of time until today.

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