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This plaster model for a gargoyle depicts the head of a koala. The plaster model was created in the studio of William Leslie Bowles in Melbourne with the assistance of sculptor, Ray Ewers. In 1940 and 1941 the plaster cast was used as the template…

This plaster model for a gargoyle depicts the face of an opossum. The plaster model was created in the studio of William Leslie Bowles in Melbourne with the assistance of sculptor, Ray Ewers. In 1940 and 1941 the plaster cast was used as the template…

This black and white photograph held by the State Library of New South Wales dates from c.1859. Taken by John Smith during the construction of The University of Sydney, it depicts stone masons at work carving the gargoyles. This is taking place…

Sir Kaark the Crow is a children's comic strip that featured in the Sydney Morning Herald. Set in a medieval land of dragons, knights, wizards and a bad baron, it combined common medieval themes such as chivalry and gallantry with animal characters…

In this children's comic strip from the Sydney Morning Herald in 1947, Sir Kaark the crow escapes from the clutches of a hungry dragon by donning the armour of a knight who is bathing in a pool nearby. He is then asked to rescue the 'Lady in…

In this black and white photograph by J. A. Mulligan, a crowd gathers outside the Hoyts Century Theatre in Sydney on 20 December 1967 to attend a preview of the film Camelot. The film was a screen adaptation of the 1960 musical of the same name by…

In this black and white photograph from the Laurie Payne Collection of Theatrical Photographs (held by the National Library of Australia), actors Laurie Payne and Tony Hughes in their costumes for the musical Camelot are pictured with an unnamed man…

In this black and white photograph from the Laurie Payne Collection of Theatrical Photographs (held by the National Library of Australia), actor Laurie Payne poses in his costume, a suit of armour, for the musical Camelot. The musical, written by…