Our newest Apple Story ‘The Tale of William Tell‘ is the familiar story and imagery of William Tell.
On 18th November 1307, Albrecht Gessler, the local steward of the Habsburg Duke, put a Habsburg cap on a pole in the market square of Altdorf, and proclaimed that everyone passing should bow to the hat. But not everyone complied with his proclamation….
The Apples & People Commission ‘Tell, Herefordshire’, by photographer Gabriella Karney, works with themes from the Tale of William Tell – trust, fortitude, family, and of course the apple and arrow. Gabriella captures some of Herefordshire’s apple growing families amongst their own apple trees.
Apple Story No. 20 published 18th November 2021