Rabbit blowing a horn. Among the marginal creatures populating medieval manuscripts musical animals are fairly common.

Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound Petrus Comestor, Historia scholastica ('Ashridge Petrus Comestor'), England ca. (British Library, Royal 3 D VI, fol.

Royal 10 E IV, f. 3, Mermaid and merman

Border in a medieval manuscript with a mermaid and merman. British Library Royal MS 10 E IV Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria.

Maria Magdalena ~ Carlo Crivelli ~1480

Carlo CRIVELLI Maria Magdalena 1480 (Large Size Paintings)

Miniature of St Cuthbert in a boat at sea, with two other men, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham), 4th quarter of the 12th century, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 26r

Miniature of St Cuthbert in a boat at sea, with two other men, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham) - late

Design/Objetos - Morris and Morris Tapestry from the Arts and Crafts Movement. A design movement from 1860 to 1910. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using romantic,medieval and folk styles of decoration. It was a reaction against industry at the time.

Owl

Embroidered wall hanging 'The Owl' worked in silks on a background of silk damask, designed by John Henry Dearle, ca. and embroidered by Mrs Battye, ca. made by Morris & Co.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves C.1440 In medieval art, hell was frequently portrayed as the flaming gullet of a terrible monster.  This image of the literal mouth of hell never exactly appears as such in the bible and it has been specu…

Hellmouth

Souls Tormented in Purgatory, from The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Illuminated by the Master of Catherine of Cleves, circa

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

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

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