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Banshee Illustration

Banshee Illustration

Stemming from Irish mythology, the term banshee refers to a female spirit or fairy who begins to wail if someone is about to die. Pictured is an illustration of a banshee from the 1825 book Bunworth Banshee, Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland by Thomas Crofton Croker.

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