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John Augustus Knapp

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John Augustus Knapp
Born 1 December 1853(1853-12-01)
Newport, Kentucky
Died 10 March 1938 (84)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Alma mater McMicken School of Design, Cincinnati
Affiliations Theosophical Society
Spouse(s) Emily Spring

John Augustus Knapp (December 1852 - March 10, 1938) was an American painter and illustrator, noted for his work with John Uri Lloyd on Etidorhpa (1895) and other novels, and with Manly P. Hall on The Secret Teachings of All Ages (1928) and the Knapp-Hall Tarot (1929).

Selected Works

  • Etidorhpa, or the End of Earth (1895), illustrations [printed in grayscale]
  • The Secret Teachings of All Ages (1928), illustrations [full colour]
  • Knapp-Hall Tarot (Los Angeles: 1929), 78 card deck, full colour lithography