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A film review in the ‘Camperdown Chronicle’ on August 24, 1929 for ‘The Viking’. The review is featured in the ‘Camperdown Theatre: Tonight’s Pictures’ section on page 5. Unlike other reviews of the film, this one focuses on the main…

A fully online second-year undergraduate unit offered by Macquarie University through Open Universities Australia. The unit covers various aspects of medievalism, including William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Victoria, the…

A link to an engraving taken from The Illustrated Australian News depicting the gothic architectural design of the 'Deaf and Dumb Asylum'. The building, now the Victorian College for the Deaf, is on St Kilda Road in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran.…

A wood engraving from March 1888 by Samuel Calvert of Queen's College at the University of Victoria. An accompanying article in the Melbourne newspaper The Illustrated Australian News reported on the opening ceremony for the new college.…

This engraving by Samuel Calvert appeared in The Illustrated Australian News on June 23, 1888. It shows the neo-gothic design for the Town Hall in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.

This print of a wood engraving of Ned Kelly in his final battle is based on a sketch 'drawn on the spot' by T. Carrington. The picture shows a Ned Kelly in his helmet firing his pistol. His plate body armour is hidden by an overcoat. The armour and…

A lengthy illustrated article by John Russell Parry about gargoyles in Melbourne that appeared in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus on August 10, 1929. The article provides the etymology of 'gargoyle', derived from Latin via Old French, and explains…

This article from The Argus newspaper provides a report of an Eight Hours procession through the streets of Melbourne in 1887, during which at least 50 different trades were represented. It makes note of the increasing size and elaborateness of the…