The Hidden History of the Bayeux TapestryBook - 2004
The Bayeux Tapestry was embroidered in the late 11th century. As an artefact, it is priceless, incomparable - nothing of its delicacy, texture, let alone wit, survives from the period. As a pictorial story it is delightful: the first feature-length cartoon. As history it is essential: it represents the moment of Britain's last conquest by a foreign army and celebrates the Norman victory over the blinded Saxon Harold. Or does it ?
Publisher: London ; New York : Fourth Estate, 2004.
Branch Call Number: 942.0190222 Bri
Characteristics: viii, 354 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
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