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Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Black painted curved metal shield designed as a wall plaque, with the heraldic crest of Oxford University. The crest features an open book bearing the motto 'Dominus illuminatio mea' , with two crowns above…

Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Red painted curved metal shield designed as a wall plaque, with the heraldic crest of Hertford College, Oxford University, on the front in the form of a gold hart's head surmounted by a gold heraldic dagger,…

Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Flat wooden shield designed as a wall plaque, painted with the heraldic crest of Oxford University. The crest features an open book bearing the motto 'Dominus illuminatio mea' , with two crowns above the book…

This photograph in The Sydney Morning Herald in 1930 shows three sculptures of medieval knights. The seated knights are on the new B.M.A. (British Medical Association) Building in Macquarie Street, Sydney. They wear full body armour and helmets with…

Sir Kaark the Crow is a children's comic strip that featured in the Sydney Morning Herald. Set in a medieval land of dragons, knights, wizards and a bad baron, it combined common medieval themes such as chivalry and gallantry with animal characters…

In this children's comic strip from the Sydney Morning Herald in 1947, Sir Kaark the crow escapes from the clutches of a hungry dragon by donning the armour of a knight who is bathing in a pool nearby. He is then asked to rescue the 'Lady in…

In this children's comic strip from the Sydney Morning Herald, the medieval themes of chivalry and gallantry are combined with anglicised Australian animal icons. In the comic, a dream is depicted in which Kaark the Crow imagines himself as a…