"Le Forgeron Marionettes, Knight, 1930-1956"

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Title

"Le Forgeron Marionettes, Knight, 1930-1956"

Subject

marionette, marionettes, puppets, puppet, entertainment, knight, knights, armour, medieval, popular culture, popular entertainment

Description

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.

Creator

Smith, Alex.
Smith, Murray.

Source

Museum Victoria

Publisher

Museum Victoria

Date

1930-1956

Rights

Le Forgeron Marionettes, Croyden, Victoria, Australia.

Format

Hyperlink

Language

English

Files

Citation

“"Le Forgeron Marionettes, Knight, 1930-1956",” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 7, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/81.