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Tiger from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123

Tiger from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 123

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Bas-de-page scene of a hunter distracting a tiger from the capture of its cub by casting a mirror onto the ground in front of it. Image taken from f. 123 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

In medieval illuminated manuscripts, bas-de-page scenes are unframed, sometimes whimsical images that appear below the written text and may or may not refer to it.

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1310 - 1320
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British Library
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