Laurie Payne & Tony Hughes in Costume for Camelot

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Title

Laurie Payne & Tony Hughes in Costume for Camelot

Subject

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

Description

In this black and white photograph from the Laurie Payne Collection of Theatrical Photographs (held by the National Library of Australia), actors Laurie Payne and Tony Hughes in their costumes for the musical Camelot are pictured with an unnamed man in in street clothes. Payne and Hughes are dressed in suits of armour. 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

Stafford, N.

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

National Library of Australia

Date

1966

Rights

National Library of Australia

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Citation

“Laurie Payne & Tony Hughes in Costume for Camelot,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 28, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/25.