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Sloane 3544 ff. 42v-43 Aquatic animals
Aquatic animals
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Description: Miniatures of a winged sawtail (serra) racing against a boat with two men; a whale (depicted as a large fish) with open mouth swallowing smaller fish; a man in a boat playing a musical instrument, followed by fish-like dolphins; and on the right, a sword-fish with a pointed snout and two men in a boat; and a crocodille (cocodrillus) with a dog-like face and paws. 
Origin: England 


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