Statue of St. George, Kryal Castle, Ballarat

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Title

Statue of St. George, Kryal Castle, Ballarat

Subject

Kryal Castle, castle, crenelation, drawbridge, gate, Kryal Castle, moat, porticullis, Keith Ryall, tourism, tower, battlements, leisure, recreation, re-creation, entertainment, functions, Ballarat, Melbourne, VIC, Victoria, St George, St. George, Saint George, saint, saints, figures, figure, statue, statues, Christian, Christianity, religion, religious, chivalry, chivalric tradition, chivalric, knight, knights, legend, myth, mythology, dragon, dragons, armour, horse

Description

An image of the large statue of St. George located inside Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction near Ballarat in Victoria. The figure is atop a horse in full metal armour. At the foot of the statue are plaques describing the legend of 'St. George and the Dragon.'

For more on the St George legend in Australia, see Andrew Lynch, “‘Thingless names’? The St George Legend in Australia”, The La Trobe Journal, vol.81, Autumn 2008, pp.40-52: http://www3.slv.vic.gov.au/latrobejournal/issue/latrobe-81/t1-g-t4.html).

About Kryal Castle:

Built in 1972 by Keith Ryall, Kryal Castle is described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle.’ As well as functioning as a tourist attraction, the castle can be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.


Creator

Jeffrey, N.

Date

2007

Rights

N. Jeffrey

Format

Digital photograph; JPEG

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Citation

“Statue of St. George, Kryal Castle, Ballarat,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 20, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/818.