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Novaro’s Italian Restaurant is in Brisbane Street in the northern Tasmanian city of Launceston. The photograph shows the sign for the restaurant, which features a Lion of St Mark. This particular version is, with the addition of a halo,…

The Wilmot Arms Inn is a B&B in a former coaching inn built in 1844 in the small Tasmanian town of Kempton. The business uses the Wilmot coat of arms, or family crest, in their advertising. The family crest consists of a late medieval helmet with…

This photograph of a sign was taken at the rear of the Cascade Brewery. The sign features a warrior on horseback killing a dragon with a lance. The similarity of the sign to the original St George logo used by the Launceston brewery Boag’s,…

The Card Castle is a card and gift shop in the Old Brisbane Arcade in the Tasmanian city of Launceston. The two signs for the store feature a castle. Whilst one provides merely the outline of a castle wall and tower with crenelated parapets, the…

Fortress Risk Insurance Services are based in the Tasmanian city of Launceston and were established in 2011. The logo for the company, as seen in the photograph, is the outline of part of a medieval fortress. It gives the appearance of a castle tower…

This chalk board drawing advertises The Burger Bistro in Shafto Lane in central Perth. The drawing is based on posters and the dvd cover for Season One of the television series ‘Game of Thrones’, based on the fantasy book series A Song of Ice and…

Valhalla Icecream is made in the Hobart suburb of Moonah. As seen on this advertising sign, the company’s logo features the side profile of the head of a Viking warrior on a red shield. The warrior wears a helmet with wings, a notion popular in…

This photograph shows banners advertising the ‘Love and Devotions: from Persia and beyond’ exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. The banners form an image taken from a Persian manuscript. The exhibition features Persian manuscripts…