Chainmail for Sale at Kryal Castle

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Title

Chainmail for Sale at Kryal Castle

Subject

Apparel, armament, armour, battle, body armour, byrnie, chain, chain mail, chain-mail, chainmail, chin-guard, coif, crossbow, defensive armament, garment, glove, handcrafted, handmade armour, hood, knight, longbow, mail, mail armour, mail shirt, metal rings, metalwork, medieval armour, medieval craft, mitons, protective clothing, re-creation, recreation, riveting, weaponry, weapon, weapons, Keith Ryal, Kryal Castle, castle, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, royal, royalty, regal, tourist, tourism

Description

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 Castle:
Kryal Castle is a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can also be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. It was built in 1972 and opened in 1974 by Keith Ryall. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.

Creator

Jeffery, N.

Date

2010

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Citation

“Chainmail for Sale at Kryal Castle,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 20, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1106.