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An article on page 11 of the Broken Hill, New South Wales, newspaper, the Barrier Miner on March 11, 1954. The article reports on an upcoming dinner and lecture of the Viking club at the local Y.M.C.A. The lecture was titled ‘What is a…

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 for the Australian National Rugby League team the Canberra Raiders is the head of a Viking warrior wearing a horned helmet. The hair and beard of the Viking has a green tinge to match the colour of the team’s jumpers. The helmet features a…

The New Varangian Guard are an Australian historical re-enactment group with fifteen branches throughout Australia. The group concentrate on the Byzantine (or Eastern Roman) Empire, particularly between the ninth and thirteenth centuries. During most…

This anonymous article in The Sydney Morning Herald on 30 November 1886 is a review of a musical performance about Alfred the Great. The cantata ‘Alfred’ was composed by Ebenezer Prout with a libretto by Mr Grist. The piece is based…

A digital photograph of popular Viking items in a display case at the State Library of Western Australia. The display advertises a book signing session by Norman Jorgensen for his 2011 children’s book The Last Viking, illustrated by James Foley.…

An anonymous short story on page 47 of the Brisbane newspaper The Queenslander in the ‘Children’s Playground’ section on 24 May, 1934. ‘The Viking’s Adventure’ is about a school trip to the beach and the adventure of a boys toy ship…

An illustrated story on page 48? Of the Brisbane newspaper, The Queenslander, published on 23 November, 1907. The story by Jennie Hall is about a young Viking from Denmark named Olaf who, as the youngest son, has to ‘go a-Viking’ (raiding) in…