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Vintage Dinosaur Art: Flying Dragons

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Pterosaurs have suffered a great many indignities over the years; normally relegated to the backgrounds of illustrations hogged by fat old dinosaurs, on the rare occasions when they have been given the spotlight, they’ve tended to be depicted as ultra-fragile, emaciated freaks with tissue paper wings, barely able to fly under their own power (if at all), just filling a space before the birds turn up to displace them. Kids’ books dedicated to the First Airborne Vertebrates™ have historically been…

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