This greetings card features the Medieval Merciful Lion. Slow to anger unless provoked, he may look ferocious as he bounds forward - but he stops short and spares the defenceless men lying prone on the ground. This design is inspired by The Bodley Bestiary, a medieval manuscript held in the Bodleian Libraries. Illuminated in Southern England around 1225 - 1250 it is one of the most sumptuous examples of this type of illustrated book.
- Plastic free packaging
- Blank inside for your own message
- Dimensions 125mm x 175mm
- Printed using vegetable inks, on responsibly sourced card and essentially chlorine free
- Printed in Oxfordshire UK exclusively for the Bodleian Libraries
MS. Bodl. 764, fol. 2r (detail, middle)