"Le Forgeron Marionettes, Knight, 1930-1956"
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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 1930 and 1956. Marionette performances were a popular form of entertainment during the medieval period.
Le Forgeron Marionettes, Croyden, Victoria, Australia.