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Launceston Church Grammar School has two campuses in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The school crest, or coat of arms, features a shield with the image of a castle with crenelated parapets and square towers. Above the castle is an open…

Novaro’s Italian Restaurant is in Brisbane Street in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The photograph shows the sign for the restaurant, which features a Lion of St Mark. This particular version is, with the addition of a halo,…

These photographs show a coat of arms on the exterior of Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. They feature a male and female knight/warrior, both with a sword and wearing armour. The female, possibly Joan of Arc, is also wearing an…

This photograph is of one of the coat of arms on the verandah of Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. It features two lions covered in fleurs-de-lis, an emblem that became very popular during the medieval period and is most commonly…

Image of a copy of an eighth-century cross in St George’s Cathedral, Perth. The cross was given to the Cathedral in 1935 by the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral. The cross is on a stone plaque and is a copy of the Anglo-Saxon cross from Canterbury…

In 1952, the Australian government paid £15,600 to secure the purchase of an inspeximus copy of Magna Carta from the reign of Edward I. This document confirmed and re-issued the main provisions of the Great Charter signed by King John in 1215, and…

Hand drawn and coloured picture of the Monash coat of arms, which has been signed vertically 'R K PEACOCK'. The image shows a blue shield divided horizontally by a gold band. Above the band are five eight pointed gold stars. Beneath the band is a…

Sydney University Commemoration speech. Refers to the undergraduates' role as the terrae filius of "medieval times." With a literal meaning of 'son of the earth', terrae filius has also been used to describe a student asked to deliver a satirical…