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The book of the Bayeux Tapestry

Hilaire Belloc

The book of the Bayeux Tapestry

presenting the complete work in a series of colour facsimiles

by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementthe introduction & narrative by Hilaire Belloc.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15542300M

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry by Andrew Bridgeford at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(25). The Bayeux Tapestry is presented in a darkened space in which only the artefact itself is lit. Audio-guide commentaries in 16 languages including versions for children in French and English, and scenes in 3D relief for the visually impaired, serve to make the work accessible to as wide an audience as possible.

The Bayeux Tapestry Museum is rich with history and makes for an extremely interesting visit. The museum has an audio guide which makes it very informative for those visiting it for the first time. A great insight to the history of William the Conquerer and his conquest of England all depicted over 70 meters of linen/5. "In the past two decades, scholarly assessment of the Bayeux Tapestry has begun to consider issues beyond its sources and analogues, dating, origin and purpose, and site of display." "This volume demonstrates the utility of more recent interpretive approaches to this famous artefact, especially with regard to newer concepts of gender, materiality, reception theory, cultural .

Bayeux Tapestry, ca. Courtesy of the Ville de Bayeux. This Tapestry Chronicles the Epic Battle for England Step by step brush scrolls from the public domain book, "Fairchild's rapid letterer and show-card maker, commercial alphabet construction with brush or pen Zentangle.   Book Summary: The title of this book is The Bayeux Tapestry Embroiderers' Story and it was written by Jan Messent. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Search Press and has a total of pages in the :


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The book of the Bayeux Tapestry by Hilaire Belloc Download PDF EPUB FB2

This marvellous book, now available again at a remarkably low price, presents the entire Bayeux Tapestry in large colour plates.

This is followed by an illustrated commentary that explains the scenes in full along with technical information on the Cited by: The Bayeux Tapestry book.

Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In a museum in the small town of Bayeux in Normandy, specially /5(14). 8 rows    The Book of the Bayeux Tapestry by Hilaire Belloc. Download; Bibrec. The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most extraordinary artefacts to survive from the eleventh century.

A fragile web of woollen thread on linen, its brilliant colours undimmed after nearly a thousand years, this masterpiece is unique as a complete example of an art form beloved of the aristocracy in the Romanesque era - the `historiated' or narrative embroidery/5(25). A great followup to David M. Wilson's oversize book "The Bayeux Tapestry".

" The Hidden history in the Bayeux Tapestry" offers a new an gripping interpretation of the tapestry. One of my favorite books; my husband immediately started rereading it after the first time by: 2.

The book includes a full reproduction of the tapestry sequence - an overview over 4 pages, with a full sequence of each scene then occupying (approx) a half A4 page taking 76 pages. Accompanying (under) the picture (plate) is a translation of the latin phrase is a commentary which attempts to relate to a historical context and/or by: 4.

The Bayeux Tapestry is the most amazing thing in the world: the fact that is has survived a war-torn millennium, the fact that it's not a woven tapestry but a true embroidery (sewn with threaded needles) added to the sheer detail and beauty make this the mecca for embroiderers/5(32).

This is the first book I have read about the Bayeux Tapestry after viewing the tapestry this summer & it has just given me an awareness of how little I know about history. However, once the author ventured into the references to the tapestry in /5.

The Bayeux Tapestry stands quite apart in this: that it represents so faithfully and so thoroughly vi one of the half-dozen acts essential to the remaking of Europe, and that it so represents an act which, on the analogy of every other of that early time, we should expect to receive only from a short and doubtful literary account.

It is the one. This book goes through the Bayeux tapestry "frame-by-frame" (to use an anachronistic but apt reference), with images of each section. It also provides a brief and helpful overview of the historical context behind the work, and it discusses how the tapestry's depictions match or don't match the historical record, and the ambiguity and hidden meanings of the imagery/5.

All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed : Charles Louis Borgmeyer, Hillaire Belloc.

The earliest known written reference to the tapestry is a inventory of Bayeux Cathedral, but its origins have been the subject of much speculation and controversy. French legend maintained the tapestry was commissioned and created by Queen Matilda, William the Conqueror's wife, and herin France, it is occasionally known as "La Tapisserie de la Reine.

The book, The Bayeux Tapestry is supposed to show This version of the book is the reprinting from Denny and Filmer-Sankey also worked an English language translation of a travel memoir by a French-speaking knight of the 14th Century together, known in English as The Travels of John Mandeville/5.

The Bayeux Tapestry: The Life Story of a Masterpiece. by Carola Hicks. pp, Chatto & Windus, £ Seeing the Bayeux tapestry for the first time, Hilaire Belloc wrote inis one of those.

Read it before seeing the Bayeaux Tapestry live. It is amazing, all the history behind it and the history it tells. The textile techniques and the dimension of it all.

It is incredible. An unique world heritage. Great book but do not forget to visit the tapestry itself!!!5/5. The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most extraordinary artefacts to survive from the eleventh century. A fragile web of woollen thread on linen, its brilliant colours undimmed after nearly a thousand years, this masterpiece is unique as a complete example of an art form beloved of the aristocracy in the Romanesque era - the `historiated' or narrative embroidery.5/5(1).

The Bayeux Tapestry David M. Wilson, Author Alfred A. Knopf $75 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Not long after the Norman invasion of. The Bayeux Tapestry, one of the 3 museums of Bayeux Museum, is a must-see in Normandy and tells the story of the conquest of England by William the Conqueror in It is listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World register.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Belloc, Hilaire, Book of the Bayeux tapestry. London: Chatto & Windus, (OCoLC) The Bayeux tapestry: the complete tapestry in colour User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The fragile Bayeux Tapestry, housed in a museum in Normandy, retells the story of conflict between Saxon and Norman that led to the Battle of Hastings in C.E.

When Madeira Threads commissioned Jan to make the 'Bayeux Tapestry Finale', a reconstruction of the missing last 8 feet of the Bayeux Tapestry, her explorations into how the tapestry was likely to have been stitched provided the basis for this meticulously researched book.

Looking at the Bayeux Tapestry from a designer's and embroiderer's /5(32).The Bayeux tapestry by Maclagan, Eric Robert Dalrymple and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Two cross-Channel invasions, almost years apart, gave Bayeux a front-row seat at defining moments in Western history.

The dramatic story of the Norman invasion of England in is told in 58 vivid scenes by the world-famous and quite astonishing Bayeux Tapestry, embroidered just a few years after William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy, became William the Conqueror.