Pelicans in piety

Pelicans in piety

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Pelicans in piety, (Whole folio) Pelicans in their piety mourn the disobedient offspring which they have killed and sprinkle them with their own blood to restore them to life. Image taken from Bestiary. Thought to have been published in Salisbury, England 1230-1240.

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Keywords: artwork, bestiary, bird, historical, history, illustration, latin, organism, pelican

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