Adelaide, Brian Bowley, The Mail, Viking, vikings, SA, ship, ships, South Australia
Amongst the comics and list of pen friends on page 6 of the Supplement in Adelaideâ€™s The Mail newspaper on July 5, 1947, was a copied drawing of a Viking ship under full sail by Brian Bowley, aged 11. Images of Viking-style ships are known from medieval sources, including the Bayeux Tapestry, as well as archaeological excavations.
National Library of Australia
5 July 1947
National Library of Australia, The Mail
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