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Items in the Palmistry Collection Collection
The Fortune-Teller, mezzotint
The Fortune Teller, a mezzotint after a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792) which was painted in 1777 and exhibited at the Royal Academy. The scene shows a dandy offering the gypsy palm-reaader the hand of his sweetheart, who seems amused…
Palm Reader photograph
Photographic image of a lady -- in late-Victorian or early-Edwardian dress -- at a gypsy tent. The fortune teller reads her palm while gypsy waifs look on.
Dr. Jayne's Tonic Vermifuge trade card
A chromolithographed trade card for Dr. Jayne's Tonic Vermifuge, an expectorant and worm treatment patent-type medicine. The card is titled "The Gipsy [sic] Fortune Teller."
Hall of Parapsychology