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Australian Aboriginal rock art / Frederick D. McCarthy ; with foreword by A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 133093
Format BookBook
Author
McCarthy, Frederick D. (Frederick David), 1905-1997
 
Description Sydney : Trustees of the Australian Museum, 1958 
68 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill. (2 col.) ; 24 cm. 
Summary

Survey of Australian rock art; engravings SydneyHawkesbury area, lower Murray River, Port Hedland, Panaramitee; linear and intaglio engravings subjects - Mootwingie, west and south Queensland; antiquity of petroglyphs; superiority of northern and central Australian paintings, materials used, styles (New South Wales, Queensland, Arnhem Land, Kimberleys, Central Australia); survey of sites throughout Australia with mythological interpretations; antiquity of paintings; theories of origin of Wandjunas.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 67-68.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art, Primitive.  |  Cave paintings.  |  Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)  |  Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Panaramitee (SE SA SI54-02)
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