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This billboard in Launceston advertises James Boag’s Draught beer. The logo for the beer features an armoured knight wearing a helmet and thrusting downwards with a spear. Behind him lies a dragon. The inclusion of a dragon suggests that the knight…

This pear case label for Viking Brand Fancy Grade Pears is approximately A4-size. It probably dates from 1938 or 1939 (see link below). Viking Brand were exported by W.H. Ikin & Son in Hobart and the produce was from Tasmania. The advert depicts…

The Hungry Jacks television advertisement for their Whopper burger features a segment in which a man in armour is made a knight (or is ‘knighted’ according to the advert). The segment shows the accolade, also known as dubbing, during…

The Hungry Jacks television advertisement for their Chicken Minis burger opens with a jousting tournament on the ‘Isle of Shetland’, Scotland. A knight in full armour and helmet with visor rides a Shetland pony and carries a lance. The…

An advertisement on page 15 of the Perth newspaper ‘Western Mail’ on September 8, 1899. The advert is for unsweetened milk made by Henri Nestle in the ‘highlands’ of Norway and sold by Preston and Co. in Fremantle, Western Australia. The…