Image of Beowulf

Rockwell Kent’s 1932 illustration of Beowulf’s fight with the dragon shows the hero wearing an animal-crested helmet and a byrnie (shirt of chain mail), two types of armor mentioned in the text and found by archaeologists.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Beowulf
Publication Date 1932
Call Number Wing folio ZP 983 .P994
Location Special Collections