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This photograph shows banners advertising the ‘Love and Devotions: from Persia and beyond’ exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. The banners form an image taken from a Persian manuscript. The exhibition features Persian manuscripts…

This work was gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1960 by Mrs R.A. Haste. It is a line-block reproduction on paper depicting a scene from Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century canonical Arthurian text Le Morte d’Arthur. Upon hearing of…

This work was gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1960 by Mrs R.A. Haste. It is a line-block reproduction on paper depicting a scene from Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century canonical Arthurian text Le Morte d’Arthur. Following the…

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…

A digital photograph of the transportable toilet area at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The area is referred to as ‘Midden Pits’, a term commonly used by archaeologists to describe pits containing household and human waste. The illustration of…

An illustrated story on page 48? Of the Brisbane newspaper, The Queenslander, published on 23 November, 1907. The story by Jennie Hall is about a young Viking from Denmark named Olaf who, as the youngest son, has to ‘go a-Viking’ (raiding) in…

A travel report on page 4 of the Adelaide newspaper The Mail, on January 11, 1936. The report was written by artist and aviator Jeune Scott-Kemball who, with her mother, became the first South Australian women to visit Iceland. Despite its title, the…

A blog for the children’s picture book ‘The Last Viking’ by Australian authors Norman Jorgensen and James Foley (illustrator) published by the Western Australian publisher Fremantle Press. The story is about a boy who connects with his inner…