Browse Items (15 total)

Launceston Church Grammar School has two campuses in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The relatively recent brick Tom Room Building continues the medieval theme found elsewhere on the campus by the use buttresses that end as crenellation.…

Launceston Church Grammar School has two campuses in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The school crest, or coat of arms, features a shield with the image of a castle with crenelated parapets and square towers. Above the castle is an open…

Novaro’s Italian Restaurant is in Brisbane Street in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The photograph shows the sign for the restaurant, which features a Lion of St Mark. This particular version is, with the addition of a halo,…

The Wilmot Arms Inn is a B&B in a former coaching inn built in 1844 in the small Tasmanian town of Kempton. The business uses the Wilmot coat of arms, or family crest, in their advertising. The family crest consists of a late medieval helmet with…

This interest piece from The West Australian in 1953 discusses the symbolic use of animals in roman legends and medieval fables, and their anthropomorphic investment with human characteristics. Using an incident in New South Wales where a circus…

The Archer family coat of arms was designed by William Henry Davies Archer (1836-1928), the second surviving son of William Archer, who established the Brickendon estate near Longford. The coat of arms was designed whilst William H.D. Archer was…

Castle Zayee is an Asian restaurant in Lenah Valley, Hobart. The brick exterior has been built to look like a very solid castle, with low towers topped with crenellation. The medieval theme is carried through to the interior, where the walls are…

Castle Zayee is an Asian restaurant in Lenah Valley, Hobart. The brick exterior has been built to look like a very solid castle, with low towers topped with crenellation. The medieval theme is carried through to the interior, where the walls are…