Lynx, Lynx lynx
Lynx, Lynx lynx.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from Ebenezer Sibly's Universal System of Natural History, 1794. The prolific Sibly published his Universal System of Natural History in 1794-1796 in five volumes covering the three natural worlds of fauna, flora and geology.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
Cat, Copperplate, Drawing, Ebenezer, Engraving, Handcolored, Historical, History, Illustration, Lynx, Natural, Sibly, System, Universal
Lyncus into Lynx
When Lyncus, Demeter's emissary, is menaced by king Triptolemus, she changes him into a lynx - not the one we know, but half-panther half- dog with piercing eyesight
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Classical, Demeters, Dog, Emissary, Eye Sight, Half, Historical, History, King, Lyncus, Lynx, Menaced, Myth, Panther, Piercing, Triptolemus