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Part of the Le Forgeron Marionette collection held at Museum Victoria, this marionette is of a medieval knight dressed in full body armour and wearing a helmet. It was manufactured and performed in Melbourne by Alex and Murray Smith some time between…

Flyer for the 2011 West Australian Medieval Allliance's Perth Medieval Fair. A man dressed as a knight in full armour is depicted.

This print of a wood engraving of Ned Kelly in his final battle is based on a sketch 'drawn on the spot' by T. Carrington. The picture shows a Ned Kelly in his helmet firing his pistol. His plate body armour is hidden by an overcoat. The armour and…

An article in the New York Times on September 19, 1915, advocating the use of armor/armour and citing the example of Ned kelly. The article was written by Bashford Dean, Curator of Armor at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Professor Dean notes…

In this children's comic strip from the Sydney Morning Herald in 1947, Sir Kaark the crow escapes from the clutches of a hungry dragon by donning the armour of a knight who is bathing in a pool nearby. He is then asked to rescue the 'Lady in…

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 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…

This article from The Argus newspaper provides a report of an Eight Hours procession through the streets of Melbourne in 1887, during which at least 50 different trades were represented. It makes note of the increasing size and elaborateness of the…