Medieval "Torture Chamber" at Kryal Castle

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Title

Medieval "Torture Chamber" at Kryal Castle

Subject

capital punishment, punishment, torture, Kryal Castle, castle, Keith Ryall, tourism, tower, battlements, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, barbarism, cruelty

Description

An image taken at the Kryal Castle model Medieval Torture display. The mannequins have been chained to the wall as prisoners in a medieval 'torture chamber.'

About Kryal Castle:

Located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria, Kryal Castle is a local tourist attraction. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can 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

Jeffrey, N.

Date

2010

Rights

Image used with the permission of N. Jeffrey

Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Citation

“Medieval "Torture Chamber" at Kryal Castle,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed June 16, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1243.