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Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Black painted curved metal shield designed as a wall plaque, with the heraldic crest of Oxford University. The crest features an open book bearing the motto 'Dominus illuminatio mea' , with two crowns above…

Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Red painted curved metal shield designed as a wall plaque, with the heraldic crest of Hertford College, Oxford University, on the front in the form of a gold hart's head surmounted by a gold heraldic dagger,…

Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Flat wooden shield designed as a wall plaque, painted with the heraldic crest of Oxford University. The crest features an open book bearing the motto 'Dominus illuminatio mea' , with two crowns above the book…

This article from The Canberra Times in 1941 provides an update on the building of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Construction had begun in 1937, and the Memorial was set to be the largest stone building in the southern hemisphere. A…

This plaster model for a gargoyle depicts the head of a koala. The plaster model was created in the studio of William Leslie Bowles in Melbourne with the assistance of sculptor, Ray Ewers. In 1940 and 1941 the plaster cast was used as the template…