Rhinoceros — Ulisse Aldrovandi

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7 comments

  1. Wieldling · December 12, 2012

    This is spectacular. Going directly into my pictures-of-rhinos folder. Thank you.

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  2. seymourblogger · December 12, 2012

    Thanks. My debt to you keeps mounting.

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  3. danielkester66 · December 12, 2012

    Reblogged this on danielkester66 and commented:
    fantastic!

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  4. pwverschuren · December 12, 2012

    For some reason, this reminds me of this scene, from “Midnight in Paris”:

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  5. BDR · December 12, 2012

    Did you ever read Lawrence Norfolk? *Lemprierre’s Dictionary* I really dug (though I’m told I read the American version with is different from the British, or something) and read *Pope’s Rhinoceros* (and thought OK but not nearly *L’s D*) which had a version of your rhinoceros on the cover.

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    • Biblioklept · December 12, 2012

      I will add Norfolk to the scrap of paper that I no longer keep in my wallet but on my iPhone.

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  6. Biblioklept · December 12, 2012

    Also, feel the need to clarify: Aldrovandi’s is a color copy of Durer’s famous engraving:

    http://riowang.blogspot.com/2008/11/rhinocerology-3-first-litter.html

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