[Scene from the Bayeux Tapestry] (Main View)

Josef Albert

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A scene from the Bayeux Tapestry depicting an English ship arriving in Normandy. The scene to the right shows William, Duke of Normandy ordering a fleet of ships be built. He sits in a castle surrounded by a group of people. A border decorated with different types of animals runs along the top and bottom. Latin text above the scene reads "HIC NAVIS ANGLICA VENIT IN TERRAM WILLELMI DUCIS HIC WILLELM DUX JUSSIT NAVES EDIFICARE"


  • Title: [Scene from the Bayeux Tapestry] (Main View)
  • Creator: Josef Albert
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: 4.9 × 21 cm (1 15/16 × 8 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumenized salted paper print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.303.16
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Josef Albert (German, 1825 - 1886)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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