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Royal 2 B VII f. 108 Apes
Apes
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Description: Bas-de-page scene of a mother ape being pursued by two hunters, one with a horn; according to legend, she will carry her favourite child in her arms and her less favourite on her back, but will likely drop the favourite when pursued. 
Origin: England (London/Westminster or East Anglia?) 
Attribution: Queen Mary Master 


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