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P.J. O’Reilly’s is an Irish pub in the Melbourne Building in Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory. The logo of the business is a lion rampant (in profile standing erect with forepaws raised) commonly found in medieval heraldry. Their…

Plantagenet Wines have a winery near small rural Western Australian town of Mount Barker in the Shire of Plantagenet. They also have an office in the Perth suburb of Fremantle, where this photograph was taken. The banner depicts the company’s…

Ballarat Clarendon College in the Victorian city of Ballarat was established in 1974 through the amalgamation of Ballarat College (est. 1864) and Clarendon Presbyterian Ladies’ College (est. 1876). The school is now associated with the Uniting…

This ‘heraldic’ pattern transom hangs over the doorway at Longerenong homestead in Victoria. Central to the design is a golden Celtic harp on blue shield (c. 13th century) representing owner Samuel Wilson’s Irish roots. This is flanked by his…

This close-up image of a mounted knight’s leg was taken at Ironfest in 2008 by the photographer Richard Taylor. It reveals a blend of contemporary customs and traditional workmanship, for modern re-enactments of jousting require utmost mobility…

The conferences of the Australian Early Medieval Association feature practical sessions, in which delegates are often able to try some hands-on aspects of life in the early medieval period. The sessions have featured instruction in heraldry, making…