Thursday, June 30, 2011


A wise person never plays leapfrog with a unicorn.
~ Proverb

Capall Mor statue
Co Kerry, Ireland

Unicorn and Maiden
Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 366, Folio 55v

Steampunk Unicorn Damask
by Jayde Hilliard

Virgin and Unicorn fresco
by Domenico Zampieri, 1581–1641

Melville Drive Unicorn
Photo by Kim Traynor
"Unicorns were the supporters on the armorial bearings of Scotland's royal family, the Stewarts. When James VI of Scotland became James I of Great Britain in 1603, one of the unicorns was replaced by an English lion on the new British royal coat of arms." Info from Geolocation.

Art Deco Zebra Unicorn

Unicorn Portrait
by Johanna Öst

Sharing the cake between the Lion and the Unicorn
by Sir John Tenniel, Wood-engraving by Dalziel
Illustration for Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1865)

* American Museum of Natural History: Unicorns, from their Mythic Creatures exhibit
* Unicorn music and poetry
* Unicorn legends
* Unicorn and Rainbow Image Creator

1 comment:

Harry said...

Love the unicorns. Amazing that an imaginary animal has so captured generations of people. (Or was it imaginary?) ;-)