Daniel Maclise, R.A. 1806 - 1870
William stumbles as he lands, but, grasping the earth with his hand, calls out that he thus takes possession of the English soil & so reassures his followers, who regarded his fall as an ill omen
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William stumbles as he lands, but, grasping the earth with his hand, calls out that he thus takes possession of the English soil & so reassures his followers, who regarded his fall as an ill omen
Etching, 122 X 389 mm
Production supervised by Ludwig Grüner Published by Art Union of London.
From: Daniel Maclise, The story of the Norman Conquest, London, 1866 (pl. 28)
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