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This full-page illustration by the Bulletin’s American-born cartoonist Livingston Hopkins (aka ‘Hop’), pokes fun at some of Australia’s prominent political figures. The 25 June 1887 issue of the Bulletin reviewed Queen Victoria’s Golden…

A photograph of a shield and axe in the blacksmith’s workshop at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The shield is reminiscent of one found in the river Thames at Battersea, London. The shield is from pre-Roman Britain and is one of the best…

This black and white photograph, taken by WA photographer Izzy Orloff in 1924, depicts a horse-drawn float taking part in a Druids procession in Perth in 1924. Being re-enacted on the float, the banner suggests, was the trial of Caractacus before the…

Close-up images of the statutes of Gog and Magog, who strike the time hourly on Gaunt’s Clock in Melbourne’s Royal Arcade. According to the legend cited in the description under the clock, the mythological giants Gog and Magog were captured by…

A view of Gaunt’s Clock in Royal Arcade, Melbourne. Royal Arcade was designed by architect Charles Webb and was completed in 1870. Gaunt’s Clock was added in 1892. On either side of the clock is a statute of the mythical giants Gog and Magog, who…