Illustrations to Poe’s Works


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List of Illustrations

  1. “Masquerade in the Palazzo of the Neapolitan Duke di Broglio” — William Wilson
  2. “The beetle, which he had suffered to descend, was now visible at the end of the string” — The Gold Bug
  3. “Madman! I tell you that she now stands without the door” — The Fall of the House of Usher
  4. “Thou hast conquered — one hour after sunrise — we shall meet — so let it be!” — The Assignation
  5. “The thing that was enshrouded advanced boldly and palpably into the middle of the apartment” — Ligeia
  6. “A magic prison-house of grandeur and of glory” — Eleonora
  7. “Darkness and decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all” — The Masque of the Red Death
  8. “I ceased my labours and sat down upon the bones” — The Cask of Amontillado
  9. “A cloud of smoke settled heavily over the battlements in the distinct colossal figure of — a horse” — Metzengerstein
  10. “They swarmed upon me in ever-accumulating heaps” — The Pit and the Pendulum
  11. “I fastened myself to the cask, and precipitated myself with it into the sea ” — A Descent into the Maelstrom
  12. “Upon the very verge of the precipitous descent hovered a gigantic ship” — MS. Found in a Bottle
  13. “Yes; — no; — I have been sleeping — and now — now — I am dead“ — The facts in the case of M. Valdemar
  14. “The sailor s face flushed up; he started to his feet and grasped his cudgel” — The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  15. “I had walled the monster up within the living tomb!” — The Black Cat
  16. “I amused myself by observing the audience” — The Spectacles

William Wilson
“Masquerade in the Palazzo of the Neapolitan Duke di Broglio” plate01 — William Wilson

The Gold Bug
“The beetle, which he had suffered to descend, was now visible at the end of the string” — The Gold Bug

The Fall of the House of Usher
“Madman! I tell you that she now stands without the door” — The Fall of the House of Usher

plate04
“Thou hast conquered — one hour after sunrise — we shall meet — so let it be!” — The Assignation

plate05
“The thing that was enshrouded advanced boldly and palpably into the middle of the apartment” — Ligeia

plate06
“A magic prison-house of grandeur and of glory” — Eleonora

plate07
“Darkness and decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all” — The Masque of the Red Death

plate08
“I ceased my labours and sat down upon the bones” — The Cask of Amontillado

plate09
“A cloud of smoke settled heavily over the battlements in the distinct colossal figure of — a horse” — Metzengerstein

plate10
“They swarmed upon me in ever-accumulating heaps” — The Pit and the Pendulum

plate11
“I fastened myself to the cask, and precipitated myself with it into the sea ” — A Descent into the Maelstrom

plate12
“Upon the very verge of the precipitous descent hovered a gigantic ship” — MS. Found in a Bottle

plate13
“Yes; — no; — I have been sleeping — and now — now — I am dead“ — The facts in the case of M. Valdemar

plate14
“The sailor s face flushed up; he started to his feet and grasped his cudgel” — The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Black Cat
“I had walled the monster up within the living tomb!” — The Black Cat

The Spectacles
“I amused myself by observing the audience” — The Spectacles

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