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A hyperlink to an archived news article on the Miss Maud's website. On 13 May 2006 employees of Miss Maud's bakehouse, hotel, restaurant and pastry houses welcomed the Swedish Ship Götheborg as it stopped off at Fremantle Harbour on its journey from…

This article from ‘Psychic Australia’ in March 1977 by Rex Gilroy claims that Norse/Scandinavian sailors visited the South Pacific and northern Australia. The article, ‘Vikings Visited Cairns’’, is now freely available…

The Crimson Cog are a historical re-enactment group in New South Wales. They focus on the Hanseatic League in the years 1250-1300, particularly the city of Lübeck in northern Germany. The Hanseatic League were a confederation of merchant guilds…

‘Viking ship spotted off remote NT island’ appeared on the online version of ABC News on September 18, 2012. The replica Viking ship was seen off the coast of ElchoIsland in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. The ship was sailed by a crew…

This pear case label for Viking Brand Fancy Grade Pears is approximately A4-size. It probably dates from 1938 or 1939 (see link below). Viking Brand were exported by W.H. Ikin & Son in Hobart and the produce was from Tasmania. The advert depicts…

The MacLaurin Window was created in 1920 and can be found in the Nicholson Vestibule lighting the staircase. The window has a portrait of Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin, Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 1896 to 1914, flanked by James I…

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…

A newspaper article on page 7 of the Queensland newspaper The Brisbane Courier on 11 August, 1908. The article reports on the reopening of the Viking Dragon Ship at St Paul’s Hall, and the accompanying entertainment. Described as a ‘Viking…