'Kryal Castle Dwarf'


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'Kryal Castle Dwarf'


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An image of the 'Kryal Castle Dwarf' behind glass at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, Victoria. According to the description alongside the figure, the Kryal Castle Dwarf was inspired by the medieval period, when "little people...traveled from Court to Court, Castle to Castle" as entertainers for the Royal Court.

About Kryal Castle:
Kryal Castle is a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. Described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle’, Kryal Castle can also be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. It was built in 1972 and opened in 1974 by Keith Ryall. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.


Jeffrey, N.




Image used with the permission of N. Jeffrey


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