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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…

St Hubert’s vineyard in Coldstream, Victoria, was founded by Hubert de Castella in 1862. It is named after St Hubert, the ‘Apostle of Ardennes’ and patron saint of hunters. Born c.656, Hubert was the eldest son of Bertrand, Duke of Aquitaine.…

Following a request from the University of Melbourne for a coloured copy of its coat of arms to incorporate into a stained glass window, this article informs readers that the University of Western Australia had commissioned George Kruger Gray, an…

A drawing of a heraldic shield redolent of medieval manuscript annotation found on the second last page of the Journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth. Smyth (1750-1790) was the surgeon responsible for the women convicts on the Lady Penrhyn in the First Fleet,…

A scanned copy of the journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth held by the National Library of Australia. Smyth was the surgeon responsible for the women convicts on the Lady Penrhyn in the First Fleet, from 22 March 1787 – 8 August 1789. The journal contains…