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An image of a portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong who designed and executed the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry depicts Kryal Castle and…

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) dressed in armour in preperation for the SCA 'College Challenge' tournament. In Perth, Western Australia, there are only two chapters of the SCA which are based in colleges (St. Basil (UWA) or St.…

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) clad in armour in preperation for the SCA 'College Challenge' tournament. In Perth, Western Australia, there are only two chapters of the SCA which are based in colleges (St. Basil (UWA) or St.…

A photograph of a stall at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, which sells chain mail that has been hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method. Some of the objects that can be bought are chainmail keyrings and chainmail jewellery.

About Kryal…

This article from The Argus in 1930 reports on the return to Melbourne of famed Australian mosaic and stained glass artist Mervyn Napier Wallace and his wife. Napier, whose mosaics in the Melbourne Town Hall and the National Gallery were already well…

Two images showing some of the details of the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry was designed and executed by Gloria Rose Armstrong, and…

An image depicting the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry was designed and executed by Gloria Rose Armstrong, and depicts Kryal Castle and…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…