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These photographs are of advertising for the Extraordinary Stories exhibition at the Perth branch of the Western Australian Museum. The signs feature a photograph of a queen piece from the twelfth century Isle of Lewis chess set found in modern-day…

These two photographs show one of three activity packs aimed at children which were available at the Extraordinary Stories from the British Museum exhibition held at the Western Australian Museum – Perth. The exhibition included various items from…

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…

An article in the ‘Townsville Daily Bulletin’ newspaper in Queensland on June 18, 1949. The article is about a replica Viking ship built by a Swedish vegetarian sports and youth movement that was based on an original from the British Museum. The…

On the seven hundred and twentieth anniversary of the first issue of Magna Carta (in 1215), this article in the Western Mail outlines the charter’s significance for English history and notes that special lessons had been delivered in Australian…