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Shirley Ann Brown

Shirley Ann Brown

Professor emerita, Art History, York University, Canada
Shirley Ann Brown is Professor emerita of Art History at York University, and a member of the international advisory committee for the Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

She has published numerous studies of the Bayeux Tapestry, both in the context of medieval art and culture, and with regards to how it has been appropriated as nationalistic propaganda in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Bayeux tapestry mystery: England's cultural icon may have been made for France

Nov 19, 2019 02:25 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Has the mystery of the Bayeux Tapestrys origins been solved? The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique 950-year-old artistic remnant of the Middle Ages that documents the invasion and conquest of England in 1066 by Normans living...

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