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.

4 comments:

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!

WorkingWords100 said...

Fun