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‘Alfred Was Great King’ is an anonymous article that appeared in the Charters Towers, Queensland, newspaper The Northern Miner in 1954. The article is about the ninth-century Anglo-Saxon/English king Alfred of Wessex, or Alfred the Great.…

The MacLaurin Window was created in 1920 and can be found in the Nicholson Vestibule lighting the staircase. The window has a portrait of Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin, Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 1896 to 1914, flanked by James I…

A short article with photograph on page 22 of the Hobart newspaper ‘The Mercury’ on September 5, 1953. The article reports the recent activities of the World War Two Norwegian resistance hero Lief Larsen. The article describes Larsen as a…

At the end of World War II, Australian sailors of the vessel HMAS AUSTRALIA are depicted as heroic warriors (young and bronzed) who are privileged to march the medieval streets of Old London to dine and mingle with the Admiralty in the bombed London…