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As a young man, William H. (‘Will’) Ogilvie spent 12 years in outback Australia, ‘horse-breaking, droving, mustering and camping out on the vast plains’ before returning home to Scotland in 1901 (See Clement Semmler, 'Ogilvie,…

This staircase ‘Seasons’ window at Mandeville Hall in Toorak was designed by David Relph Drape and created by Ferguson & Urie for the original owner, millionaire Joseph Clarke, in 1877. The circular medallions in the centre of the window depict…

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 work by William Adolphe Bouguereau was acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1899 with funds from the Elder Bequest. It depicts the Virgin Mary, clothed in a dark green dress with gold trim and seated against a backdrop of rich gold…

This work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, arenowned nineteenth-century painter and member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, depicts a young woman in a voluminous medieval-looking gown raising a golden cup decorated with a heart shaped design to her lips.…

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…