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This billboard in Launceston advertises James Boag’s Draught beer. The logo for the beer features an armoured knight wearing a helmet and thrusting downwards with a spear. Behind him lies a dragon. The inclusion of a dragon suggests that the knight…

This pear case label for Viking Brand Fancy Grade Pears is approximately A4-size. It probably dates from 1938 or 1939 (see link below). Viking Brand were exported by W.H. Ikin & Son in Hobart and the produce was from Tasmania. The advert depicts…

The McLaren Vale, South Australia, company Maxwell Wines produce three varieties of Maxwell Mead. Their website explains that although mead was first drunk much earlier than the medieval period, it has a particularly strong association with…

The Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag has a ‘St George’ beer. The bottle’s label features St George on a horse and carrying a sword trampling a dragon underfoot. This was one of the original logos of the brewery and…

‘The Quest’ is a wine range produced by Chalice Bridge Estate winery in Margaret River, Western Australia. The name evokes the Arthurian legend of the Quest for the Holy Grail, and this medieval association is enhanced by the elaborately…

‘The Chalice’ is a limited release, reserve wine range produced by Chalice Bridge Estate winery in Margaret River, Western Australia. The name evokes the legends of the Quest for the Holy Grail, and this medieval association is enhanced…