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A photograph of a suit of armour at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The suit is made of plate armour, dating it to post 1300. The suit includes a helmet with visor, breastplate, gorget, cuisse, and poleyn.

This oil on canvas painting by English artist Briton Rivière was purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (from the artist) in 1897-1898. Completed in 1888, it depicts an armoured medieval knight lying supine on top of a wooden bed and…
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