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Ruthless unicorn killing.
A unicorn, about 1250 - 1260, Unknown. English. J. Paul Getty Museum.
This is at The Getty!? Must go see it.
It’s currently off view, BUT you can download a high-res version to play with (if you wish) here.
Come visit anyway! We have this delightful show of manuscripts currently on view.