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Two lectures on the Bayeux tapestry

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0050

Scope and Contents

Two lectures read at the Mechanics Institute in Lewes, Sussex, England on the famous Bayeux tapestry, which depicts the conquest of England by William the Conquerer. With this is included a "Specimen of the Bayeux Tapestry from Dr. Bruce's work", i.e., John Collingwood Bruce's book "The Bayeux Tapestry Elucitated] and a transcript of the lectures made by David Hill.

Dates

  • 1857

Biographical Note

Mark Antony Lower was born in Heathfield, England in July 1813, the son of Richard Lower. He was a school master from the 1830's through the 1860's, including 32 years at Lewes. He was a founding member of the Sussex Archaeological Society and the author of "Patronymica Britannica" and of several scholarly books on the history of Sussex. He died in London in 1876.

Extent

78 items

Abstract

Lower, Mark Antony, 1813-1876, school master and historian. Text of two public lectures on the Bayeux tapestry.
Title
Two lectures on the Bayeux tapestry, 1857.
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2004
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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