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Still image depicting members of St. Anthony's Parish participating in a Saints Parade. The medieval Franciscan priest Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) was born in Portugal and died in Padua, Italy.

A photograph of members of the WA Portuguese Community congregated outside St Patrick's Basilica in Fremantle during the 'Blessing of the Fleet' celebrations in 1979. The Blessing of the Fleet takes place in Fremantle, Western Australia, on the…

An image of a medieval-style embellished banner for the United Operative Masons of Melbourne, Victoria. The banner commemorates the 8 hour day Labor Movement, with the 3 men around the triangle symbolising 8 hours of work, 8 hours of recreation and…

This black and white photograph held by the Powerhouse Museum portrays children participating in the Feast of Corpus Christi procession at St Patrick's Seminary at Manly, Sydney, in 1932. The annual Feast of Corpus Christi procession celebrates the…

This illustrated article from The Argus provides an account of a ceremony in St Paul’s Cathedral (Melbourne) to mark the consecration of William Herbert Johnson as the Bishop of Ballarat in 1936. It describes the procession - consisting of the…

This article from The Argus newspaper provides a report of an Eight Hours procession through the streets of Melbourne in 1887, during which at least 50 different trades were represented. It makes note of the increasing size and elaborateness of the…