"Halberd or Nulla Nulla? Amusing Mistake in Leeds," in The Argus.

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Title

"Halberd or Nulla Nulla? Amusing Mistake in Leeds," in The Argus.

Subject

Aboriginal weapon, Aboriginal, halberd, Indigenous, Indigenous weaponry, insignia, Joseph Lyons, medieval weaponry, Nulla nulla, Prime Minister, warfare, weapon, weaponry

Description

This newspaper article from The Argus in 1935 reports on an amusing incident during a visit by Australian Prime Minister Joseph Lyons to Manchester, UK. Lyons was asked to pose with a medieval halberd for a photograph, which was mistakenly thought to be an Indigenous Australian weapon.

Creator

Unknown

Source

National Library of Australia: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12248881

Publisher

The Argus

Date

15 June 1935, p.24

Contributor

National Library of Australia

Rights

National Library of Australia

Format

Newspaper Article

Language

English

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Newspaper Article

Citation

“"Halberd or Nulla Nulla? Amusing Mistake in Leeds," in The Argus.,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed July 28, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/36.