The oldest half-timbered house in Bayeux (13th c)

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Small (12.0" x 8.0")


La Spezia, Italy

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 19.9"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth


Wall Art


Artist's Description

Views 1889 at March – 21 – 2016

Iso 200

Shutter Speed 1/200 sec

F-Stop f/9

Focal Lenght 12 mm

Lens Nikon 12 – 24

Camera Nikon D100

HDR processed in Photomatix Pro 4.0.1 from a single RAW image, then processed using CS5 – no tripod used

Featured in ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY Group March – 21 – 2016

Challenge Winner in 100% Themes Galore Group – FEATURED WORKS CHALLENGE – THE STREETS OF July – 06 – 2013

Feature Page of Paolo 1955 – The Best of anything & Everything – 31/5/2013

Challenge Winner in Your Country’s Best Group – Houses From Your Country Challenge May – 28 – 2013

Featured in Post Cards-Destinations Group May – 11 – 2013

Featured in 100% Themes Galore Group May – 11 – 2013

Featured in Your Country’s Best Group May – 09 – 2013


Bayeux is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandy in northwestern France.Bayeux is the home of the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England.The city was known as Augustodurum in the Roman Empire. It means the durum (Celtic word duro- ‘door’, ‘gate’, Welsh dor, Breton dor ‘door’, ‘gate’) dedicated to Augustus, Roman Emperor. The Celtic word duron, Latinised in durum was probably used to translate the Latin word forum.In the Late Empire it took the name of the Celtic tribe who lived here : the Bodiocassi, Latinized in Bajocassi, Bajocasses, and this word explains the place-names Bayeux and Bessin. Bodiocassi has been compared with Old Irish Buidechass ‘with blond locks’

Half-timbered houses these beautiful buildings are found all over Normandy and Brittany, the styles differing slightly from one location to the next. Depending on which town they are found in, these buildings may have wonderful carvings on the timbers themselves, or attached to them. One such building in Bayeux is the Grand Argouges Residence, which has carvings of the Virgin Mary and assorted saints all over its frontage.

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