Archive for January, 2009


Click the image for a larger and higher quality view. The manuscript images used for this illustration have been rudely ripped from their context and mercilessly modified to fit my mad scheme. To see the originals, follow the links below. Credits: Collage, background, other bits – David “Beastmaster” Badke © 2009. Sign (from Snake Park […]

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Magical Beastie Bits (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of posts about magical beast parts. Today: the beaver, the hyena, and the lynx. Beavers losing valuable body parts. British Library, Harley MS 4751, Folio 9r Beaver: The beaver is hunted for one special body part, which, we are assured by the best authorities, is required for “medicine”. […]

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