Melbourne - Legends, Myths and Icons

Australian legends, myths and icons including famous personalities, children's books and aboriginal folklore.
69 Pins2.07k Followers
Images of Australia:  the Tyrrell Collection of photographs of Australia's history

On the wallaby track. Henry Lawsons poem On the Wallaby Track alludes to the…

April Fools article on Australian Geographic about Drop bears prefer travellers, says study - Australian Geographic

Drop bears target tourists, study says - Australian Geographic. Drop bears are less likely to attack people with Australian accents.

Billy tea tin that depicts a swagman who meets a travelling kangaroo

vintage "The Billy Tea" tea tin with scene of man and kangaroo under a tree…

Redback spider usually found around eves of houses or under in or around an item…

Eight of Africa's Scariest Spider Species

Natural spider killer or preventer… 1 cup of vinegar, 1 cup of pepper, 1 tsp. of oil & liquid soap. Put into a spray bottle & spray along the outside of your outside door & along windows

Down on His Luck, an famous Australian painting, depicting a swagman in the Australian bush

Down on His Luck, a famous Australian painting, depicting a swagman in the Australian bush

Beautifully illustrated by Desmond Digby, here is a new edition of Australia's most famous song. Beautifully illustrated children's paperback by much loved Australian Poet A.B Paterson . through a light lyrical verse, comes to life the story of a swagman who steals a sheep or 'jumbuck', and his ensuing police chase. Desmond Digby's painterly style of illustration with rustic colours, and a rugged looking swagman encapsulate the poet's Australian bush perfectly

Buy Waltzing Matilda book by A. (Banjo) Paterson from Boomerang Books

Bees - Eureka Tower, Melbourne. I LOVE these Bees. Such a cute & funky addition to the building

Bees - Eureka Tower, Melbourne. I LOVE these Bees. Such a cute & funky addition to the building

What do Bunyips look like? Find out by exploring the iconic #Australian #Children's #illustrations in #BunyipsandDragons, now showing at #NGVAustralia. Ron BROOKS ‘Handsome webbed feet?’ called the Bunyip (1973) illustration for The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek by Jenny Wagner, published by Longman Young Books in association with Childerset, Melbourne, 1973, pp. [10-11] Gift of Albert Ullin OAM, 2014 2014.567 © Ron Brooks, 1973

What do Bunyips look like? Find out by exploring the iconic #Australian #Children's #illustrations in #BunyipsandDragons, now showing at #NGVAustralia. Ron BROOKS ‘Handsome webbed feet?’ called the Bunyip (1973) illustration for The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek by Jenny Wagner, published by Longman Young Books in association with Childerset, Melbourne, 1973, pp. [10-11] Gift of Albert Ullin OAM, 2014 2014.567 © Ron Brooks, 1973

Pinterest
Search