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A newspaper article on page 3 of the Broken Hill newspaper Barrier Miner on 25 March, 1936. The article reports on the creation of trophy cup for the most effective member of the Broken Hill Y.M.C.A. Vikings Club. The cup was awarded based on…

A newspaper article on page 11 of the Launceston newspaper Examiner on 1 July, 1948. The article gives the results of the finals of the local Y.M.C.A. basketball competition in which teams played for the Viking Cup. The connection between Vikings and…

A newspaper article about a Viking Dragon Ship on page 29 of the Brisbane newspaper The Queenslander on 18 July, 1908. The recreation ship filled up most of St Paul’s Hall and included shields with emblems along its sides, a prow consisting of…

A close-up digital photograph of a Viking dragon boat in the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The warriors in the boat, possibly setting out on a raid, are quite accurately attired. The three warriors at the back of the boat are wearing helmets similar…

A photograph of a raven banner at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. A raven banner is mentioned in a (late) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle reporting on a battle in 878 between an invading Viking group and the men of Devon. The latter defeated…

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…

An article on page 2 of the Launceston newspaper the Examiner on September 2, 1908. The anonymous public interest article reports on the recent excavation of the Oseberg ship in Norway. The article describes the ninth-century burial ship, found under…

An article on page 10 of The Sydney Morning Herald on September 25, 1901. The article reports on a sermon by Archdeacon Gunther in St. John’s Church in which he mentioned that it was the thousandth anniversary of Alfred the Great, king of…