Laurie Payne, Tour of Camelot, 1966

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Title

Laurie Payne, Tour of Camelot, 1966

Subject

actor, armor, armour, Arthur, Arthurian, Arthuriana, Camelot, chivalric, chivalry, costume, entertainment, Guinevere, helmet, King Arthur, knight, knighthood, Lancelot, Laurie Payne, musical, performance, plate armour, popular culture, Round Table, stage, stage performance

Description

In this black and white photograph from the Laurie Payne Collection of Theatrical Photographs (held by the National Library of Australia), actor Laurie Payne poses in his costume, a suit of armour, for the musical Camelot. The musical, written by Alan Jay Lerner in 1960, is based on Arthurian legend and tells the story of Arthur’s marriage to Guinevere, his establishment of the Round Table, the love triangle that ensued between Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot and the rescue of Guinevere by Lancelot when she was sentenced to death for her adultery.

Creator

Bryan & Shear (Firm)

Source

National Library of Australia: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an22828135

Publisher

Bryan & Shear (Firm)

Date

1966

Rights

National Library of Australia

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Citation

“Laurie Payne, Tour of Camelot, 1966 ,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 28, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/24.