French Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars, Illustrations by Hippolyte Bellangéc, c. 1843 via Wikimedia Commons
As my buds band together for a wiki-tastic RPG, character creation stage is go.
there will be
Illustration via “
This Mysterious Apparition: Illustration by F.T. Janes published in
The Earth Seen From The Moon: Published in “
Lesson Time: Book Illustration by
Bonnacon and Boar, Northumberland Bestiary c. 1250-1250 via Getty Open Content Program
When viewing this manuscript, you might consider the following: What variety of horrible exchange is going on in this manuscript? What unseemly creature am I seeing right now?
Let’s talk about the Bonnacon:
"The bonnacon (also called the bonacon or the bonasus) is a mythical animal from Asia. It has curled horns and when startled sprays acidic dung that burns on contact with skin “like a kind of fire”. The legend may be based on a type of bison in reality.” via Wikipedia, Bonnacon
Medieval manuscripts are serious business, guys. /throwing up hands in abandon