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These photographs are of advertising for the Extraordinary Stories exhibition at the Perth branch of the Western Australian Museum. The signs feature a photograph of a queen piece from the twelfth century Isle of Lewis chess set found in modern-day…

This work was gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1960 by Mrs R.A. Haste. It is a line-block reproduction on paper depicting a scene from Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century canonical Arthurian text Le Morte d’Arthur. Upon hearing of…

A photograph of the King and Queen of the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The royal couple, accompanied by members of their court and guards, took part in the parade each day and then sat in state in the royal tent in the combat arena.

In SIMS Medieval, the latest instalment of the virtual reality SIMS computer game series, players control a number of different heroes and characters ranging from kings and queens to knights, merchants, priests and blacksmiths. They send these…

A Photograph of Act 1, Scene 4 from a 1974 stage performance of "Rumpelstiltskin" at the Alexander Theatre, Monash University, featuring Beverley Gardiner as Gretchen and Penelope Richards and Paul Kennedy as the two knights.

“Rumpelstiltskin”…

Image of the Melbourne General Post Office at night. The building was illuminated to celebrate the arrival of Queen Victoria to Australia. The lights on the building read "God Save the Queen" and "Long May She Reign." It was a medieval custom to…

In these pages, the latest fashion advice from London regarding bridal headgear is relayed. The article begins by informing readers that wealthy English brides were wearing diamond tiaras on their wedding days. However, it surmises, it was unlikely…

During her first royal visit in 1954, Queen Elizabeth II opened the sitting of Australia’s federal parliament at Parliament House on 15 February 1954. As this photograph from the Western Mail shows, she wore her coronation gown and the sash of the…