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An image of the large statue of St. George located inside Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction near Ballarat in Victoria. The figure is atop a horse in full metal armour. At the foot of the statue are plaques describing the legend of 'St. George and…

This painting by English artist Arthur Hughes was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1919 with funds from the Felton Bequest. It portrays a scene fromthe well-known ballad of the same name penned in 1819 by Romantic poet John Keats. The…

This newspaper article from the Sydney Morning Herald dates the colloquialism ‘blockhead’ to the eighteenth century, when hats became popular and every man would have a block for his hat. The custom of tipping one’s hat as a courtesy, however,…

This detailed action photograph of two knights jousting was taken at the Blacktown Medieval Fayre by Richard Taylor in 2011. Considerable attention to detail is evidenced by quality gear and trappings. Note the blunt headed lance and knightly…

Image of the colourful mosaic in the centre of a Great War Memorial Cross situated in the grounds of St Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide, South Australia. The mosaic depicts a warrior armed with a shield and a lance, and draws on a number of different…

An image of a Great War Memorial Cross situated in the grounds of St Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide, South Australia. The colourful mosaic in the centre of the cross depicts a warrior armed with a shield and a lance, and draws on a number of…

This photograph, taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in 1874, is held by the Art Gallery of South Australia. It depicts Sir Galahad, one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend, and a nun. The illegitimate son of Lancelot and Elaine of…

An image of a record found in a York secondhand store featuring the soundtrack to the popular 1967 film "Camelot." An example of the popularity, commerciality and timelessness of Arthurian legends, the film was a box office hit in the West. The film…