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The Leviathan of Parsonstown or Lord Rosse ‘s monster telescope, vintage engraving
Monster telescope called the Leviathan of Parsonstown built in 1845 by Irish William Parsons, earl of Rosse, the world largest telescope of that time weighting 4 tons.
Woodcut flyer from the Reformation Era
Woodcut flier from the Protestant Reformation time (XIV century), grotesquely depicting sinners being punished and swallowed by an unspecified monster. The prayer in ther caption is milder than the illustration (“intelligenti pauca”).