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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE WORLD'S OLDEST COMIC STRIP EVELINE EATON Tuesday 15 January 2019

Everyone is aware about ‘1066 and all that’ without necessarily knowing the exact facts about this momentous event. This lecture will present in detail the historical, cultural and artistic aspects of that unique masterpiece, the Bayeux Tapestry, which provides posterity with such a startling testimonial of peoples’ lives in the late Viking age.


Eveline Eaton

BA Hons Courtauld Institute; Diploma: Study Centre for the History of Fine & Decorative Arts. Freelance lecturer in Fine Arts and tour-guide to Berlin, Dresden, Munich. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dresden Trust.