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

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"Even if two scribes knew how make the same letters, it is possible that they would turn out differently"(N. Oresme)

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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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theodore mayerne’s experiments with pigments, from ‘pictoria, sculptoria et quae subalternarum artium’ - england 1620-1646

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