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A Photograph of Act 1, Scene 4 from a 1974 stage performance of "Rumpelstiltskin" at the Alexander Theatre, Monash University, featuring Beverley Gardiner as Gretchen and Penelope Richards and Paul Kennedy as the two knights.

“Rumpelstiltskin”…

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…

Thomas Joseph Daly, the son of First World War veteran Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Daly, was born in Ballarat in March 1913. He attended the Royal Military College (RMC), Duntroon from 1930 to 1934 and was commissioned into 4 Light Horse Regiment. He…

A drawing by Fred Leist depicting an Australian soldier of 1915 shaking hands with a Crusader of 1189, with the cross of St George as the backdrop. Whilst the Australian soldier is shirtless and wearing shorts, the Crusader knight wears chain-mail,…

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…

This photograph in The Sydney Morning Herald in 1930 shows three sculptures of medieval knights. The seated knights are on the new B.M.A. (British Medical Association) Building in Macquarie Street, Sydney. They wear full body armour and helmets with…

Sir Kaark the Crow is a children's comic strip that featured in the Sydney Morning Herald. Set in a medieval land of dragons, knights, wizards and a bad baron, it combined common medieval themes such as chivalry and gallantry with animal characters…