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‘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…

The West Tamar Presbyterian Church, commonly referred to as the Auld Kirk (Scots for old church), is located on the banks of the Tamar River in the small Tasmanian town of Sidmouth. Construction of the church began in 1843 with the support of the…

Danelaw Medieval Fighting Society are a New South Wales re-enactment group who own The Danelaw, a 120 acre property in a pine forest between Sydney and Canberra that is used by re-enactment groups. The property includes a fort, axe- and…

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…

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…

This photograph was taken during the final lecture of the 3rd year undergraduate unit The Vikings at The University of Western Australia. Although the unit focuses on the history of the Viking Age (c. 790-1100), the final lecture dealt with popular…

An online article by The West Australian with fourteen images of the 2011 Balingup Medieval Festival. The caption reads: "The Balingup Medieval Festival was a knock-out success at the weekend with people travelling from Perth and further afield to…

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…