The House on Hens Legs is A Curated Newsletter

organized into decks of nine, featuring links to esoteric ephemera, sites and sigils, and other occult odds and ends from around the web. You can subscribe via email —distributed irregularly but surely never more than twice a month — or follow along on Pinterest.


Iron Tsuba from the Edo Period

Iron Tsuba from the Edo Period

Sea Life One, sumi ink print by Kate Roebuck

Sea Life One, sumi ink print by Kate Roebuck

Portrait of a Guadalupean woman, headed to Montreal, Quebec, taken at Ellis Island, Photographer unknown.

Portrait of a Guadalupean woman, headed to Montreal, Quebec, taken at Ellis Island, Photographer unknown.

Portrait of Marianne Brandt, a designer from the Bauhaus, photographer unknown

Portrait of Marianne Brandt, a designer from the Bauhaus, photographer unknown

Hallowed be Thy Name, Alphonse Mucha 1899

Hallowed be Thy Name, Alphonse Mucha 1899

Native American petroglyph photographed by John Mumaw, 2013

Native American petroglyph photographed by John Mumaw, 2013

Sascha Schneider’s Cover illustration for  Old Surehand  by Karl May

Sascha Schneider’s Cover illustration for Old Surehand by Karl May

Ali Emre Doğramacı ’s design for Etilen Zine, "A User's Guide to Détournement"  by Guy Debord & Gil J. Wolman, 1956.

Ali Emre Doğramacı’s design for Etilen Zine, "A User's Guide to Détournement"
by Guy Debord & Gil J. Wolman, 1956.

Traditional  Schiachperchten  costume from Austria

Traditional Schiachperchten costume from Austria


Memorial Runestone in Söderby, Botkyrka, Sweden

Memorial Runestone in Söderby, Botkyrka, Sweden

Static Blanket by artist Bryan Ray

Static Blanket by artist Bryan Ray

Fang-od Oggay, from "The Last Tattooed Women of Kalinga" by Jake Verzosa

Fang-od Oggay, from "The Last Tattooed Women of Kalinga" by Jake Verzosa

Unititled Drawing by Christopher DeLorenzo

Unititled Drawing by Christopher DeLorenzo

Vine , from  Flora  by Giles Revell

Vine, from Flora by Giles Revell

Sabat Magazine's Le Tarot de L’étoile Cachée

Sabat Magazine's Le Tarot de L’étoile Cachée

Portrait of unidentified woman in theatrical costume [between 1844 and 1860], by Mathew Brady’s studio

Portrait of unidentified woman in theatrical costume [between 1844 and 1860], by Mathew Brady’s studio

Untitled Photograph by Ester Idelson

Untitled Photograph by Ester Idelson

From  Wooden Veil —  costumes by   Christopher Klein, photograph   by Heji Shin

From Wooden Veil — costumes by Christopher Klein, photograph by Heji Shin