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A photograph of a sign at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The sign marks the stage area of the Carnivale site, labelled the ‘Jongleur Path’. ‘Jongleur’ is a term from Old French used during the medieval era for a wandering entertainer,…

A digital photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day and featured some nice medieval illustrations. Balingup Medieval Carnival was first held in the town of Balingup, in the…

A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day. The illustration features a green monster, with the foliage suggesting that it may be a green man. Medieval…

An advertisement on page 15 of the Perth newspaper ‘Western Mail’ on September 8, 1899. The advert is for unsweetened milk made by Henri Nestle in the ‘highlands’ of Norway and sold by Preston and Co. in Fremantle, Western Australia. The…

A poem advertising the film ‘The Viking’ on page 6 of the Darwin newspaper, the Northern Territory Times on July 24, 1931. The poem mentions historical Viking Age Danish kings Gorm and his son Harald Bluetooth, and other terms associated with the…

An online advertisement by Virgin Mobile Australia. The advert plays on the popular image of Robin Hood, complete with images of archery, a lute being played, and a group of Merry Men. Robin Hood is now Robin da Hood, wearing a red (the colour…

A newspaper advertisement for an Australian "Medievalist" religion, founded by Dr. Charles Strong. About Charles Strong:Charles Strong (1844-1942) was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, the third son of Reverend David Strong. After travelling in Australia,…