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An image of a portrait of Gloria Rose Armstrong who designed and executed the hand embroidered 'Kyral Tapestry', which is displayed at Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. The tapestry depicts Kryal Castle and…

This work by Swiss-born artist Arnold Böcklin was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria with funds from the Felton Bequest in 1977. The painting depicts two beautiful ‘otherworldly’ female figures in flowing, colourful dresses walking in…

This oil on canvas painting by nineteenth-century artist Frederic Leighton was acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia with funds from the Elder Bequest in 1899. Titled ‘The Feigned Death of Juliet’ it depicts a scene from William…

In this article from The West Australian in 1952, notice of the upcoming stage production of Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” by the John Alden Shakespearean Company is given. The medieval costumes - including elaborate …

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism preparing to fight in a battle for the 2010 College Challenge between the factions of St Lazarus and St Basil. The tournament was held at the University of Western Australia. About the Society…

Hyperlink to a photograph of two Sydney university students participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The two students in the photograph appear on horseback and in costume; a male…

Hyperlink to a photograph of a Sydney university student participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The student in the photograph appears on horseback and dressed as a medieval…