Decorative chapter head with winged creaturesdetails

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Image title: Decorative chapter head with winged creatures
Source: Rodwell, G. F.: “South by East: Notes of Travel in Southern Europe” (1877)
Keywords: chapterheads, mythical creatures, dragons, borders, greyscale
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A decorative woodcut used at the start of the chapter on Milan; there are dragons, or possibly gryphons but with tails like serpents, and in the centre a face with hair done in pigtails; the whole is rather like the decoration one might see on a Roman sarcophagus.

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