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The website and advertisements for Four Season Gutter Protection feature four cartoon medieval foot soldiers wearing helmets and brandishing shields and weapons – flails (a type of mace) and spears or pikes. The heads of the weapons are in the…

Arthur! And the Square Knights of the Round Table was an animated Australian cartoon series written by Melbourne playwright Alex Buzo with Rod Hull, Lyle Martin, John Palmer and M. Robinson. It was produced between 1966 and 1968. Based on Arthurian…

This political cartoon by ‘Hop’ enacts a scene from William Shakespeare’s historical play, Henry V. In the scene, Fluellen the Welshman angrily berates the unfortunate Pistol, a crony of Sir John Falstaff, and forces him to eat a…

‘Dam(n)pier as Mephistopheles,’ is The Bulletin cartoonist Phil May’s humorous pun on actor and theatrical entrepreneur Alfred Dampier’s name (See Louise D'Arcens, Old Songs in the Timeless Land: Medievalism in Australian Literature…

‘The Scaly Monster’ drawing shows an unruffled ‘Bloody Jack’ McElhone boarding a vessel embarking for England. This feisty Sydney alderman had a reputation for forthrightness and ‘fisticuffs,’ which was not always…

Images of St George Dry Cleaners at the St Georges Terrace end of Trinity Arcade in the Perth CBD. The wall of the premises features a humorous cartoon representation of St George in armour and carrying a shield mounted on his horse attacking a fire…

Image of St George Dry Cleaners at the St Georges Terrace end of Trinity Arcade in the Perth CBD. The wall of the premises features a humorous cartoon representation of St George in armour and carrying a shield mounted on his horse attacking a fire…

A ‘Punch’ cartoon of Neville Chamberlain (Primer Minister of the UK) and Anthony Eden (his Foreign Secretary) depicting them as medieval admirals watching a serpent titled ‘Mediterranean piracy’, saying ‘I say, even in holiday time. I think…