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St Andrew’s Cathedral on George Street in central Sydney was consecrated in 1868, making it the oldest cathedral in Australia. The Anglican cathedral is in the Gothic Revival style and was designed by the English architect Edmund Blacket. These…

An advertisement for a scallop shell badge distributed by ‘Mainly Medieval’, an online re-enactor supplies company based in New South Wales. The scallop shell badge signifies that the wearer has completed the lengthy overland pilgrimage known in…

An advertisement for a replica thirteenth-century devotional candleholder distributed by ‘Mainly Medieval’, an online re-enactor supplies company based in New South Wales. In purified Christianised logic, the candle is a symbol of ‘devotion,’…

An advertisement for a replica medieval eating spoon distributed by ‘Mainly Medieval’, an online re-enactor supplies company based in New South Wales. The spoon is made from food grade pewter. It is described by the catalogue as ‘English,’…

‘Mainly Medieval’ is an online store that provides a range of products for medieval enthusiasts. The catalogue lists for sale reference books about aspects of the medieval period, magazines related to re-enactor activities such as medieval…

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.…

These photographs compare the clock face at the Hay Street end of London Court in Perth with Le Gros Horloge, or the Great Clock, at Rouen in Normandy, France, on which it is based. An article in The West Australian newspaper in 1937, and repeated on…

This photograph (along with seven others) was taken at an event held by the Round Table at The University of Western Australia. The demonstration was presented by Michael Ovens and featured various replica medieval weapons including swords,…