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This oil on canvas painting by nineteenth-century artist Frederic Leighton was acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia with funds from the Elder Bequest in 1899. Titled ‘The Feigned Death of Juliet’ it depicts a scene from William…

This photo, taken by photographer Wendi Donaldson at the Gumeracha Medieval Fair in South Australia in May 2011, provides a unique glimpse of a ‘living’ early medieval warrior (who could be from almost anywhere in Europe). It depicts a…

This work by William Adolphe Bouguereau was acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1899 with funds from the Elder Bequest. It depicts the Virgin Mary, clothed in a dark green dress with gold trim and seated against a backdrop of rich gold…

This photograph shows a sign above the Viking Furniture shop in Mount Compass in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. The sign depicts a Viking dragon ship, or longship, made of wood, featuring a dragon head and tail, mast, and shields along…

This work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, arenowned nineteenth-century painter and member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, depicts a young woman in a voluminous medieval-looking gown raising a golden cup decorated with a heart shaped design to her lips.…

Image of the colourful mosaic in the centre of a Great War Memorial Cross situated in the grounds of St Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide, South Australia. The mosaic depicts a warrior armed with a shield and a lance, and draws on a number of different…

An image of a Great War Memorial Cross situated in the grounds of St Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide, South Australia. The colourful mosaic in the centre of the cross depicts a warrior armed with a shield and a lance, and draws on a number of…