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Published by J.R. Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bayeux tapestry

  • Edition Notes

    Dedication printed in colors.

    StatementBy Rev. John Collingwood Bruce ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK3049.B3 B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 166 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7016622M
    LC Control Number10004984
    OCLC/WorldCa1731617


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The Bayeux Tapestry is a ft. work of embroidery that tells the story of the Norman Conquest of England. Historian John Collingwood Bruce wrote The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated to fill a void he perceived.

When the Society of Antiquaries published the beautiful copy of the Bayeux Tapestry, made, at their request, by Mr. Charles Stothard, they testified the importance which they attached to. J.R. Smith, - Bayeux tapestry - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated John Collingwood Bruce Full view -   The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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book Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bruce, J. Collingwood (John Collingwood), Bayeux tapestry elucidated. THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY ELUCIDATED (illustrated) Classic Book Excerpt from The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated One effect of the Conquest was to bring the people of England and Normandy into closer alliance than before.

On the first occasion on which William returned to Normandy, after the battle of Hastings, he took with him, in honourable attendance Author: John Collingwood Bruce. Of course, the glory of this book is the 73 color plates at approximately 54% of the embroidery's real size.

It's worth having on that alone. Wilson does a fairly good job on addressing broadly the historical context, the uniqueness of the form, and the importance of the clothing and objects displayed in the tapestry/5. Bayeux Tapestry, medieval Bayeux tapestry elucidated.

book depicting the Norman Conquest of England inremarkable as a work of art and important as a source for 11th-century history.

The tapestry is a band of linen feet long and inches wide, on which are embroidered more than 70 scenes representing the Norman Conquest. The Bayeux Tapestry (UK: / b aɪ ˈ j ɜː, b eɪ-/, US: / ˈ b eɪ j uː, ˈ b aɪ-/; French: Tapisserie de Bayeux [tapisʁi də bajø] or La telle du conquest; Latin: Tapete Baiocense) is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres ( ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold.

the bayeux tapestry. elucidated. by rev. john collingwood bruce, ll.d., f.s.a., corresponding member of the society of antiquaries of scotland, of the imperial society of antiquaries of france, and of the society of antiquaries of normandy; one of the council of the society of.

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).

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English: The Bayeux Tapestry (long, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of tapestry consists of some fifty scenes annotated in Latin, embroidered on linen with coloured woollen yarns.

It is likely that it was commissioned by Bishop Depicts: Norman conquest of England. The Bayeux Tapestry. John Collingwood Bruce. Published by Bracken Books, London The Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest. Minor shelfwear to the extremities of the dustcover, ex libris book plate to the front paste-down.

The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated. John Collingwood Bruce. Published by John Russell Smith. The tapestry of Bayeux; The Bayeux tapestry / Eric Maclagan; Guide to the Bayeux tapestry / by F. Birrell; The Bayeux tapestry: a history and description / by Frank Rede Fowke; The Bayeux tapestry: the complete tapestry in colour / with introduction, description and commentary by.

The Bayeux Tapestry is an important primary source for the history of that time, notwithstanding of course some political bias etc.

It is also a brilliant example of embroidery on an epic scale. If you are unable to visit Bayeux yourself, this book makes a very satisfying alternative. I am an embroiderer and the full colour plates show in /5(73). 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).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and 61, free ebooks; 2 by J. Collingwood Bruce; The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated by J. Collingwood Bruce. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Bruce, J. Collingwood (John Collingwood), LoC No. Title: The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated Language: English: LoC Class: NK: Fine.

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The entire Bayeux Tapestry and the tale it tells in quick loading, bite sized chunks. The story behind the Victorian copy of the Tapestry housed at the Museum of Reading is also told on this user-friendly site.

This museum houses the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a m long piece of embroidery that graphically tells the story of the Battle of UNESCO Memory of the World. Duration of visit about 1h Annual closure in January. Certificate of Excellence. Suggested Duration: hours. 13 rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant /5(8K).

The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated by John Bruce Beuce A History of England Under the Norman Kings, or From the Battle of Hastings to the Accession of the House of Plantagenet To Which Is Prefixed an Epitome of the Early History of Normandy by J.

Lappenberg. Book from Project Gutenberg: The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated. This volume presents a selection from the classic literature on the tapestry, providing a comprehensive companion to its study.

The articles have been carefully chosen in order to provide a strong, balanced coverage of most aspects of the tapestry; all the major themes the material fabric of the artefact, its origin, its relation to other early sources, its visual language, the form and 4/5(1).

The Bayeux Tapestry was probably commissioned by William the Conqueror's half-brother, Bishop Odo, possibly at the same time as Bayeux Cathedral's construction in the s, and completed by in time for display on the cathedral's dedication. It is embroidered in wool yarn on a tabby-woven linen ground using outline or stem stitch for detailing and lettering.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Bayeux tapestry elucidated. By Rev. John Collingwood (A copy). Bruce, J. Collingwood (John Collingwood), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The Bayeux tapestry elucidated. By Rev. John Collingwood Bruce Bruce, J. Collingwood (John Collingwood), View full. to 30 metres of the Bayeux Tapestry (From The Tapestry of Bayeux in Vetusta monumenta, vol. VI, pt 1 (London: The Society of Antiquaries, ), plates ) There is a large bibliography of secondary works concerning the Bayeux Tapestry1, but when one reads much of the published material it is clear that a high proportion of this.

Excerpt from The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated One effect of the Conquest was to bring the people of England and Normandy into closer alliance than before. On the first occasion on which William returned to Normandy, after the battle of Hastings, he took with him, in honourable attendance, a considerable number of the Saxon nobles, b who were Brand: John Bruce Beuce.

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From time to time we do have school sessions taking place in the gallery during the week, which can make viewing limited. (The schools have normally left by pm.) Every Saturday pm - pm you can enjoy our Bayeux Tapestry Tour (£5 per person, book now).

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1 July   Historians have long debated the origins of the tapestry, which is 70m (ft) long and 50cm high. The earliest written reference to it is an inventory from Bayeux Cathedral in.

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The Bayeux Tapestry Elucidated (Illustrated Edition) Bruce () was an English nonconformist minister and schoolmaster, respected historian of Tyneside and author. This work giving the historical context of the Norman Conquest as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry, which is illustrated with 17 plates interspersed with the Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

The renowned Bayeux Tapestry, telling the story of the Norman Conquest of England, is displayed in the palace in the Museum of the Tapestry of Queen Matilda (Bayeux Museum), a. A new edition of a classic book: the complete Bayeux Tapestry in color with an introduction, description, and commentary by a leading authority on the period.

In a museum in the small town of Bayeux in Normandy, specially devised to hold this single object, is a strip of linen nearly one thousand years old.Bayeux Tapestry. ca. Tapestry. Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Bayeux, France. (Since the artist is unknown, leave this field out.) Citing a reproduction of the work (in another source) Artist.

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