[MR] History Blog: Digitized Bayeux Tapestry

Garth Groff and Sally Sanford mallardlodge1000 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 02:59:38 PST 2021


After further exploring the tapestry generator, I discovered that you can
download the entire program onto your own computer. Neat!

Now what will I do with this thing?

Yours Aye,

Mungo  🦆

On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 5:48 AM Garth Groff and Sally Sanford <
mallardlodge1000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Noble Friends,
> Today the History Blog reports that the entire Bayeux Tapestry has been
> digitized and is now available online. The digitization was done for
> conservation purposes, but has been made available to the public at
> https://www.bayeuxmuseum.com/en/the-bayeux-tapestry/discover-the-bayeux-tapestry/explore-online/
> .
> The Blog also reports that the real tapestry will be given extensive
> conservation work while the museum is closed for general repairs in 2024.
> The History Blog mentions a "dedicated generator". This is a nifty program
> which allows you to design your own Bayeux tapestry using paste-in graphic
> elements from the original. It's a toy, but might have some interesting
> graphic uses, especially for art-challenged scribal wannabes or for making
> needlework patterns. Have fun with it at http://htck.github.io/bayeux/#!/
> .
> Yours Aye,
> Lord Mungo Napier, Laird of Mallard Lodge  🦆

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