Browse Items (53 total)

A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day, including events on the combat arena. The illustration features a running dragon, perhaps attacking the man on the horse.…

A photograph of the winged straw dragon in the combat arena of the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The dragon was set on fire in the Burning the Dragon ceremony which marked the end of the carnivale’s first day.

A short article on page 2 of Queensland’s ‘The Brisbane Courier’ newspaper on August 12, 1908. The uncredited article reports on a Viking ‘Dragon Ship’, probably a replica or recreation of a Viking-Age ship with a carved…

This entertainment piece from The West Australian’s online edition reviews the BBC series Merlin (2008). At the time the article was written in 2010, the second season of the series was being aired on Australian television by Channel 10. The…

This strangely weapon-less Lego Viking warrior was used as an in-store display piece. The warrior is approximately one metre high and is wearing helmet with the horns associated with the Vikings in popular portrayals. His shield features two…

The logo of the Australian company Kent International Movers features a winged dragon. Dragons are found in numerous medieval stories, on artefacts, and as a heraldic device where it evoked courage and nobility. The current flag of Wales/Cymru…

A review of the film The Viking on page 14 of the Adelaide newspaper ‘The Advertiser’ on October 17, 1929. The film was about Lief Eriksson, or Leif the Lucky, the leader of possibly the first group of Europeans to reach North America. The review…