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The feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) has been held since the 13c. The host, Blessed sacrament, the consecrated body of Christ, is brought outside of its usual place in the sanctuary of the altar and paraded amongst devoted followers and the…

An image depicting members of the Irish National Foresters Friendly Society on board a float in a Saint Patrick's Day procession in Sydney, ca 1930. About the Society: The Irish National Foresters Organisation/Friendly Society is a mutual aid…

An illustration of a street parade in Collins Street, Melbourne, drawn from the perspective of the Treasury Buildings. Crowds of spectators line the street to watch as a procession of horse-drawn floats and trade banners are paraded along Collins…

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…

Hyperlink to an image of a Druitt's Lodge procession along Beamish Street in Campsie, Sydney, NSW.

The photograph was taken in the 1920s and shows a parade of Freemasons, some of whom are carrying banners. Although the origins of Freemasonry are…

A photograph from c. 1911 of a large crowd lining Argent Street in Broken Hill to watch a Labor Day procession of men carrying union banners. Union banners have a medieval predecessor in the banners used by guilds (an association of craftsmen in the…

This black and white photograph, taken by WA photographer Izzy Orloff in 1924, depicts a horse-drawn float taking part in a Druids procession in Perth in 1924. Being re-enacted on the float, the banner suggests, was the trial of Caractacus before the…