Simon Costin

Simon Costin, an art director and curator, is the director of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic and the Museum of British Folklore.

  • Of Shadows

    Of Shadows

    One Hundred Objects from the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

    Sara Hannant and Simon Costin

    Photographs of one hundred objects from Cornwall's Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, accopanied by informative texts from Sara Hannant and Museum director Simon Costin, as well as an introduction by the leading historian of British witchcraft and magic, Ronald Hutton.

    One hundred objects, exuding magic and mystery, emerge from the darkness of Cornwall's much-loved Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in this book of haunting photographs.

    Artist and photographer Sara Hannant has captured the very essence of these carefully-selected artifacts, including wax dolls, wands, statues, daggers, pendants, robes and amulets. Each striking image tells its own vivid tale of belief and ceremonial practice.

    Accompanying the photographs are informative texts from Sara Hannant and Museum director Simon Costin, as well as an illuminating introduction by the leading historian of British witchcraft and magic, Ronald Hutton.

    • Paperback $33.95 £28.00