Ten Creatures of London Legend
Ten Creatures of London Legend

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  • Adam Dant - The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary, Lambeth Palace - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Believed to be a sheep grown on a plant from a melon-like seed, this legendary zoophyre was Introduced to England by Sir John Mandeville in the 14th Century
    Adam Dant - The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary, Lambeth Palace - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Believed to be a sheep grown on a plant from a melon-like seed, this legendary zoophyre was Introduced to England by Sir John Mandeville in the 14th Century
  • Adam Dant - The City of London Dragon, Chancery Lane - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Guarding the boundary of the City of London and its design is based upon a seven-foot-high original created by J B Bunning in 1849
    Adam Dant - The City of London Dragon, Chancery Lane - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Guarding the boundary of the City of London and its design is based upon a seven-foot-high original created by J B Bunning in 1849
  • Adam Dant - The Werewolf of London, Guys Hospital - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - In 1963, Dr John Illis wrote a paper arguing that red teeth, photosensitivity and psychosis experienced by Porphyria sufferers led to them being mistaken for werewolves
    Adam Dant - The Werewolf of London, Guys Hospital - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - In 1963, Dr John Illis wrote a paper arguing that red teeth, photosensitivity and psychosis experienced by Porphyria sufferers led to them being mistaken for werewolves
  • Adam Dant - The Enlightenment Merman, British Museum - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Part-monkey, part-fish, the Merman was ‘caught’ in Japan in the 18th century and given to Queen Victoria’s grandson Prince Arthur who donated the creature to the BM
    Adam Dant - The Enlightenment Merman, British Museum - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Part-monkey, part-fish, the Merman was ‘caught’ in Japan in the 18th century and given to Queen Victoria’s grandson Prince Arthur who donated the creature to the BM
  • Adam Dant - The Olympic Park Monster Catfish, Stratford - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts -  "In December 2011, a Canada Goose was dragged beneath the waters of the River Lea by an unseen predator believed to be a Monster Catfish known to locals as ‘Darren.’"
    Adam Dant - The Olympic Park Monster Catfish, Stratford - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - "In December 2011, a Canada Goose was dragged beneath the waters of the River Lea by an unseen predator believed to be a Monster Catfish known to locals as ‘Darren.’"
  • Adam Dant - The Sheep Having A Monstrous Horn, Royal Society - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - "This animal from Devonshire gained fame in the capital having been presented to the RS on account of a giant twenty-six inch horn which grew from its neck"
    Adam Dant - The Sheep Having A Monstrous Horn, Royal Society - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - "This animal from Devonshire gained fame in the capital having been presented to the RS on account of a giant twenty-six inch horn which grew from its neck"
  • Adam Dant - Old Martin, Martin Tower at the Tower of London - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Reported to have scared an unfortunate beefeater to death, the bear is the phantom of Old Martin, given to George III in 1811 when the Tower had its own menagerie
    Adam Dant - Old Martin, Martin Tower at the Tower of London - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Reported to have scared an unfortunate beefeater to death, the bear is the phantom of Old Martin, given to George III in 1811 when the Tower had its own menagerie
  • Adam Dant - Spring-Heeled Jack, Bearbinder Rd in Mile End - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - "Numerous sightings of a violent demonic creature with supernatural abilities at jumping terrorised people in the East End in 1838."
    Adam Dant - Spring-Heeled Jack, Bearbinder Rd in Mile End - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - "Numerous sightings of a violent demonic creature with supernatural abilities at jumping terrorised people in the East End in 1838."
  • Adam Dant - The Phantom Chicken, Pond Sq Highgate - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Said to be the same chicken Sir Francis Bacon attempted to pack with ice in 1626 during an early experiment in freezing food that resulted in his death from Pneumonia.
    Adam Dant - The Phantom Chicken, Pond Sq Highgate - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - Said to be the same chicken Sir Francis Bacon attempted to pack with ice in 1626 during an early experiment in freezing food that resulted in his death from Pneumonia.
  • Adam Dant - Twelve Foot Fossilised Irish Giant, Broad St Station - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - The fossilised ‘Irish Giant’ disappeared from Broad St Station in 1876 after being dug up by a Mr Dyer in County Antrim and toured around Liverpool and Manchest
    Adam Dant - Twelve Foot Fossilised Irish Giant, Broad St Station - courtesy of TAG Fine Arts - The fossilised ‘Irish Giant’ disappeared from Broad St Station in 1876 after being dug up by a Mr Dyer in County Antrim and toured around Liverpool and Manchest

Adam Dant

Ten Creatures of London Legend

2014
Image size 25.4 x 20.3 cm
Paper size 35.5 x 25.4 cm
£950.00
10 Chiaroscuro woodcuts, title page, and description on 300 gsm Waterford HP satin paper
Signed and editioned by the artist
Editions of 40
Printed by the artist at Club Row, London

Prints are available to buy individually. You can email us for details.

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