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Figure du Camphur, animal amphibie
Title taken from caption of woodcut.
Image of an amphibious unicorn known as a Camphur. The Camphur lives on fish and uses its back legs to swim. Its horn is believed to be an antidote for poisons.
Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : woodcut
14 x 17 cm
Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590, “Figure du Camphur, animal amphibie,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed September 24, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/3048.