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In this black and white photograph from the Laurie Payne Collection of Theatrical Photographs (held by the National Library of Australia), actor Laurie Payne poses in his costume, a suit of armour, for the musical Camelot. The musical, written by…

A newspaper advertisement for an Australian "Medievalist" religion, founded by Dr. Charles Strong. About Charles Strong:Charles Strong (1844-1942) was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, the third son of Reverend David Strong. After travelling in Australia,…

This article from The Argus newspaper provides a report of an Eight Hours procession through the streets of Melbourne in 1887, during which at least 50 different trades were represented. It makes note of the increasing size and elaborateness of the…

A photograph on page 10 of the Melbourne newspaper The Argus. Pictured is a newlywed couple under the title 'Medieval Headdress'. The title refers to the headdress, which incorporates a veil and perhaps a small crown, worn by the bride. The headdress…