December 28 1814: Electricity and Phantasmagoria

Wednesday, December 28.—Shelley and Clara out all the morning. Read French Revolution in the evening. Shelley and I go to Gray’s Inn to get Hogg; he is not there; go to Arundel Street; can’t find him. Go to Garnerin’s. Lecture on electricity; the gases, and the phantasmagoria; return at half-past 9. Shelley goes to sleep. Read View of French Revolution till 12; go to bed.

.— Mary Godwin writes in her diary for December 28 1814.

(The images above are by Lynd Ward from his illustrated Frankenstein.)

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