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The Devonshire Tapestries showing scenes of medieval hunting….

 

The Devonshire Hunting Tapestry: Boar and Bear Hunt, 1425-1430,
probably made in Arras, France. Museum no. T.204-1957.
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The four 15th-century Devonshire Tapestries, which depict a Boar and Bear Hunt, a Swan and Otter Hunt, a Deer Hunt and a Falconry Hunt, were accepted by HM Government in lieu of tax payable on the estate of the 10th Duke of Devonshire and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see the Boar and Bear Hunt, go to https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-devonshire-hunting-tapestries-boar-and-bear-hunt/hwFmCcIwXAxYCw

For the Swan and Otter Hunt, go to https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-devonshire-hunting-tapestries-swan-and-otter-hunt/XgGfQdqOEsjN1A?hl=en

For the Deer Hunt, go to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Deer_Hunt,_V%26A_Museum.jpg

For the Falconry tapestry, go to http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O94142/falconry-tapestry-unknown/

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