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Red King and White Queen from the Rosarium Philosophorum

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Red King and White Queen: the Rosarium Philosophorum
Public Domain - The Rosarium Philosophorum, 1550
The Red King and White Queen are alchemical allegories, and their union represents the process of uniting opposites to create a greater, fully unified product of that union. This particular image come from the Rosarium Philosophorum, or the Rosary or the Philosophers. It was published in 1550 and included twenty illustrations.
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