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Lion and Unicorn Staircase

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Lion and Unicorn Staircase

The Lion and Unicorn Stair in the Old College's outer court, from a watercolour drawing by Thomas Fairbairn, 1849. There is a group of three students standing to the right at the cloisters, in their distinctive red gowns.

Reference: Sp Coll Mu Add. q17

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