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The Hungry Jacks television advertisement for their Chicken Minis burger opens with a jousting tournament on the ‘Isle of Shetland’, Scotland. A knight in full armour and helmet with visor rides a Shetland pony and carries a lance. The…

Valhalla Icecream is made in the Hobart suburb of Moonah. As seen on this advertising sign, the company’s logo features the side profile of the head of a Viking warrior on a red shield. The warrior wears a helmet with wings, a notion popular in…

A 2012 television advertisement for Suncorp Banking features a bank lender briefly appearing to a couple as their hero, a medieval knight wearing plate armour. He is literally a knight in shining armour as a halo appears around his upper body, and…

This photograph shows banners advertising the ‘Love and Devotions: from Persia and beyond’ exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. The banners form an image taken from a Persian manuscript. The exhibition features Persian manuscripts…

This advertisement is for the Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag’s ‘St George’ beer. The slogan of the commercial is ‘Gallantry is back’, which plays on one of the attributes associated with St George, that…

Plantagenet Wines have a winery near small rural Western Australian town of Mount Barker in the Shire of Plantagenet. They also have an office in the Perth suburb of Fremantle, where this photograph was taken. The banner depicts the company’s…

These photographs are of advertising for the Extraordinary Stories exhibition at the Perth branch of the Western Australian Museum. The signs feature a photograph of a queen piece from the twelfth century Isle of Lewis chess set found in modern-day…

A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day, including events on the combat arena. The illustration features a running dragon, perhaps attacking the man on the horse.…