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This large oil on canvas history painting by Victorian artist Ford Madox Brown was purchased (directly from the artist) by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1876. Subtitled “Geoffrey Chaucer Reading the ‘Legend of Custance’ to…

As a young man, William H. (‘Will’) Ogilvie spent 12 years in outback Australia, ‘horse-breaking, droving, mustering and camping out on the vast plains’ before returning home to Scotland in 1901 (See Clement Semmler, 'Ogilvie,…

A photograph of a sign at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The sign marks the stage area of the Carnivale site, labelled the ‘Jongleur Path’. ‘Jongleur’ is a term from Old French used during the medieval era for a wandering entertainer,…

An online advertisement by Virgin Mobile Australia. The advert plays on the popular image of Robin Hood, complete with images of archery, a lute being played, and a group of Merry Men. Robin Hood is now Robin da Hood, wearing a red (the colour…

In this Western Mail article about Britain’s export of five million yards of musical instrument strings each year, Australia is identified as the top destination for harp strings. In contrast, the article singles out South Africa as preferring…