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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

a dog lends a helping eye

courtesy of the british library, offered free of known copyright 

This touching scene is a detail of a bas-de-page (bottom of page) scene of a blind beggar and his dog.
Cataloged at the British Library as Royal 10 E IV f. 110, it's dated last quarter of the 13th century or 1st quarter of the 14th century.

1 comment:

parlance said...

What a great find. Thanks for posting it. Most interesting.