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J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. Ludwig XV 3, Folio 89v Fishermen, thinking the whale is an island, have tied their boat to it and built a cooking fire on its back. The whale is diving and taking the boat with it. The whale is also attracting fish to its mouth with the sweet scent of its breath.

J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. Ludwig XV 3, Folio 89v Fishermen, thinking the whale is an island, have tied their boat to it and built a cooking fire on its back. The whale is diving and taking the boat with it. The whale is also attracting fish to its mouth with the sweet scent of its breath.

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools---Giovanni Boccaccio Title Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation Origin France, Central (Paris) Date 1st quarter of the 15th century Language French

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools. Giovanni Boccaccio Title Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation Origin France, Central (Paris) Date quarter of the century Language French

Entitled "To my only desire" this is the central tapestry of the Lady and the Unicorn series found in the Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris.

Musee National du Moyen Age (Museum of the Middle Ages) Paris. Home of the famous tapestry, The Lady and the Unicorn

Medieval Bestiary : Bodleian Library, MS. Ashmole 1511, Folio 10v Three attributes of the lion: the lion likes to be on high hills; the lion has one less cub each year; the lion licks (or breathes) life into his cubs.

Ashmole Folio Three attributes of the lion: the lion likes to be on high hills; the lion has one less cub each year; the lion licks (or breathes) life into his cubs.

Marginal from the Luttrell Psalter, England, Diocese of Lincoln, ca.1325–35. Medieval Manuscripts, British Library | St. Louis Library Manuscripts, c6-24a

This is beyond bizarre - from the Luttrell Psalter, anonymous medieval manuscript known for its scenes of daily life and otherworldly beings.