Pasi Olander

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"The birds sang, the flowers in bloom, spring had just begun Recently fitted for a suit, now lying in a box By summer, I was gone, my remains stolen from the
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Blog about illuminated manuscripts. Pic = Rothschild Canticles. Flanders, 14th century.     Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, USA (website:  beinecke.library.yale.edu/‎ ) MS 404, fol. 51r  Blog: http://discardingimages.tumblr.com/post/27190958341/happy-unicorn-rothschild-canticles-flanders

Discarding images happy unicorn and a naked virgin Rothschild Canticles, Flanders century (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS fol.

Hare with Bagpipe. In medieval marginalia the hare is often shown playing a rather suggestively shaped bagpipe.  detail Flemish c.1320-30.  Bodl_Douce5 by tony harrison, via Flickr

fuckyeahheraldry: “ The bagpipe is only mentioned in British heraldry in connection with a rabbit playing on it. Both the Devonshire family Hopwell and the ancient Derbyshire family FitzErcald bear.

Hare with Bagpipe. In medieval marginalia the hare is often shown playing a rather suggestively shaped bagpipe.  detail Flemish c.1320-30.  Bodl_Douce5 by tony harrison, via Flickr

fuckyeahheraldry: “ The bagpipe is only mentioned in British heraldry in connection with a rabbit playing on it. Both the Devonshire family Hopwell and the ancient Derbyshire family FitzErcald bear.