marginal bunny'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506.
BL, Add 18852, fol. 141r

marginal bunny

'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506.

BL, Add 18852, fol. 141r

grave-robbing hyena Conrad of Megenberg, ‘Buch der Natur’, Germany ca. 1434.
Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire, Ms.2.264, fol. 78v

grave-robbing hyena 

Conrad of Megenberg, ‘Buch der Natur’, Germany ca. 1434.

Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire, Ms.2.264, fol. 78v

medieval diving suit Konrad Kyeser, Bellifortis, Bavaria 1459.
København, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Thott 290 2º, fol. 44r

medieval diving suit 

Konrad Kyeser, Bellifortis, Bavaria 1459.

København, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Thott 290 2º, fol. 44r

firefox fish
'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506.
BL, Add 18852, fol. 89r

firefox fish

'Hours of Joanna the Mad', Bruges 1486-1506.

BL, Add 18852, fol. 89r

grinning catConrad of Megenberg, ‘Buch der Natur’, Germany ca. 1434.
Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire, Ms.2.264, fol. 85r

grinning cat

Conrad of Megenberg, ‘Buch der Natur’, Germany ca. 1434.

Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire, Ms.2.264, fol. 85r

discardingimages:

hey dragon. you’re not supposed to be here.Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre (translation of Historiae Alexandri Magni of Quintus Curtius Rufus), Bruges ca. 1468-1475.
British Library, Burney 169, fol. 14r

discardingimages:

hey dragon. you’re not supposed to be here.

Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre (translation of Historiae Alexandri Magni of Quintus Curtius Rufus), Bruges ca. 1468-1475.

British Library, Burney 169, fol. 14r

broom knightJean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.
Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 334v

broom knight

Jean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.

Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 334v

[Ma]riaHours of Charles of Angoulême, France ca. 1475-1500.
Paris, BnF, Latin 1173, fol. 52r

[Ma]ria

Hours of Charles of Angoulême, France ca. 1475-1500.

Paris, BnF, Latin 1173, fol. 52r

cat with eyebrowsJean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.
Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 257r

cat with eyebrows

Jean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.

Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 257r

monkey and cat'Gillion de Trazegnies', Flanders after 1464.
Los Angeles, Getty, Ms. 111, fol. 134v

monkey and cat

'Gillion de Trazegnies', Flanders after 1464.

Los Angeles, Getty, Ms. 111, fol. 134v

illuminated squirrel
Jean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.


Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 30r

illuminated squirrel

Jean Mansel, ‘La Fleur des histoires ou les hystores rommaines abregies…’, France 1454.

Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Ms 5088 réserve, fol. 30r

rabbit warriorPontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390.
Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 52r

rabbit warrior

Pontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390.

Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 52r

discardingimages:

false prophets (Revelation 16:13)'Queen Mary Apocalypse', London 14th century.
British Library, Royal MS 19 B XV, fol. 30v

discardingimages:

false prophets 
(Revelation 16:13)

'Queen Mary Apocalypse', London 14th century.

British Library, Royal MS 19 B XV, fol. 30v

hairy Mary of Egyptmissal and book of hours, Lombardy ca. 1385-1390.
Paris, BnF, Latin 757, fol. 343v

hairy Mary of Egypt

missal and book of hours, Lombardy ca. 1385-1390.

Paris, BnF, Latin 757, fol. 343v

discardingimages:

melancholic pussy-cat 
book of hours, France 15th century.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 662, fol. 21r

discardingimages:

melancholic pussy-cat 

book of hours, France 15th century.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 662, fol. 21r