Monday, February 18, 2008

Illustration Friday: Theory

The Alicorn

Modern day alicorn making

Dr. Conrad Gesner of Zurich sums up the theory of the beneficial use of powdered unicorn horn as follows:
This horn is useful and beneficial against epilepsy, pestilential fever, rabies, proliferation and infection of other animals and vermin, and against worms within the body from which children faint.


Rui Sousa said...

Fantastic work, really great illustration!

Tim Hunt said...

Who is this wonder Doctor and where can I get some of his marvelous powder? It is the pestilential fever for which I seek relief.

Another fine illo Katie. Once again you have demonstrated your versatility! Bueno!

studio lolo said...

Really clever take on the theme! I love the ailments it treats. Hilarious!

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