St George and the Dragon sculpture, Boag’s Brewery, Launceston, Tasmania

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Title

St George and the Dragon sculpture, Boag’s Brewery, Launceston, Tasmania

Subject

Armour, beer, James Boag, Boag’s Brewery, dragon, helmet, knight, Launceston, plume, sculpture, St George, sword, Tas, Tasmania.

Description

This sculpture of St George and the Dragon is at the top of the 1886 malt kiln of Boag’s Brewery in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. St George is depicted as a medieval knight wearing armour and a helmet with an open visor and a feather plume. He rides a horse and carries a sword. His horse is trampling a winged dragon.

For the malt kiln see http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1216

For other depictions of St George by Boag’s Brewery see http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/989

http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/886

http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/884

 

Creator

McLeod, Shane

Date

November 18, 2012

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Digital Photograph

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Original Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

Files

Citation

“St George and the Dragon sculpture, Boag’s Brewery, Launceston, Tasmania,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 17, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1212.