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Folio 19r Illustration detail

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f19r illustration detail f19r Text: Dogs, their habits.. The text here describes the missing illustrations of the dog detecting his master's murderer.

Comment: The illustration refers to the stories overleaf on f19v.It is divided into three panels, the top two referring the dog who carries some meat over a bridge and seeing its own reflection in the water, drops the meat to sieze the reflection. Below are two dogs licking their wounds with their healing tongues.

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