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A list of the Guilds which the members of the Lochac Region (within the Society for Creative Anachronism) can join. Some of the Guilds include: Brewers, Vintners and Imbibers Guild Broiderers Guild Lohac Cooks' Guild Royal Guild of…

This photograph shows members of the musical group The Renaissance Players on the steps of a building in Gothic style at the University of Sydney. The photograph was taken in 1974 by Alex Ozolins for the Australian Information Service. Although…

Sydney University Commemoration speech. Refers to the undergraduates' role as the terrae filius of "medieval times." With a literal meaning of 'son of the earth', terrae filius has also been used to describe a student asked to deliver a satirical…

This article from The Canberra Times in 1941 provides an update on the building of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Construction had begun in 1937, and the Memorial was set to be the largest stone building in the southern hemisphere. A…

This article from the Canberra Times discusses changing methods of sculpting designs into stone. It distinguishes between recent methods (in 1930) in which designs were modelled onto clay and then copied onto stone or marble by masons, and older…

This print of a wood engraving of Ned Kelly in his final battle is based on a sketch 'drawn on the spot' by T. Carrington. The picture shows a Ned Kelly in his helmet firing his pistol. His plate body armour is hidden by an overcoat. The armour and…

An article in the New York Times on September 19, 1915, advocating the use of armor/armour and citing the example of Ned kelly. The article was written by Bashford Dean, Curator of Armor at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Professor Dean notes…

This photograph in The Sydney Morning Herald in 1930 shows three sculptures of medieval knights. The seated knights are on the new B.M.A. (British Medical Association) Building in Macquarie Street, Sydney. They wear full body armour and helmets with…