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This article in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus in 1926 describes the invention of a one-man tank. The report is based on photographs published in the London newspaper the Daily Telegraph. It describes the tank as reintroducing ‘the medieval…

Medieval Education: Medieval and Ancient Programs for Schools are run by Multisensory Education Pty. Ltd., who is based in Melbourne. The group offer educational programs for schools in Victoria. They have a comprehensive array of Medieval Activity…

This is one of several ‘battle’ images from the NEMAS Easter Gathering in Armidale, NSW, in 2008. A number of medieval re-creation enthusiasts are engaged in close combat. They are armed with swords and what look to be mostly kite shields, and…

This piece from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection is one of 12 bronze sculptures cast from a plaster sculpture created by Rodin in 1885. The original ‘Second Maquette for the Burghers of Calais’ from which it was cast is…

This is a ‘frozen’ combat image taken at the Blacktown Medieval Fayre by photographer Richard Taylor in 2011. It depicts a participant dressed in a Norman style helmet complete with a chainmail collar known as an avential or camal, and engaged in…

This is one of a series of pre-action photographs taken by photographer Richard Taylor at Nurragingy Reserve in 2011. It shows an ‘old warrior’ displaying steely determination to survive a potentially dangerous encounter. The subject of the…

This website advertises a range of Knights Templar garb and weaponry that has been designed with the guidance of ‘The Knights Templar’, a Brisbane-based re-enactment society. The Knights Templar formed what was arguably the most powerful and…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…