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Images of a chainmail shirt (a haubergeon) and hood (a byrnie) made by members of The Grey Company and displayed for the public to try on at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments…

Images of a chainmail shirt (a haubergeon) and hood (a byrnie) made by members of The Grey Company and displayed for the public to try on at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail was used extensively in the middle ages to fashion protective garments…

A woman demonstrating the medieval art of manuscript illumination at the Perth Medieval Fayre. ‘Illumination’ refers to the addition of decorations and illustrations around the text on a manuscript page. These illuminations formed an integral…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…

A photograph of chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others and…

A woman demonstrating the art of passementerie at the Perth Medieval Fayre. This practice evolved from braiding and was used to make narrow trimmings and decorations for finishing clothing, altarpieces, and furnishings. It was also one of two methods…

St John’s Lutheran Church in Perth, Western Australia. Built in 1936, St John’s was the first Lutheran Church in Perth. It was designed by architect Richard Spanney and is an example of Inter-War Gothic architecture. The church is constructed…

Morris dancers performing a version of the folk dance at the Perth Medieval Fayre in Western Australia. The style of the dance is derived from the English villages of the Cotswolds and is characterised by groups of six men dressed in white clothing…