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Image title: Border detail: two-faced drollery
Source: Alighieri, Dante: “La Vita Nuova (The New Life)” (1910)
Keywords: drolleries, mythical creatures, colour
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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A drollery; these were strange and grotesque creatures placed in the margins of manuscripts by mediaeval scribes. This one is from 1910, in imitation of mediaeval drolleries. It is a creature with a face at both ends.

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Artist: Evelyn Paul (1870 – 1945)
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