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Decoration, deformation and clothing / by Walter E. Roth
Bib ID 151391
Format BookBook
Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
Description Sydney : [Australian Museum], 1910 
p. 20-54, [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. 

North Queensland ethnography: bulletin ; no. 15.


Detailed information on hair dressing - far N.W. districts, Princess Charlotte Bay to Cape Grafton, Bloomfield River, Keppel Island, Brisbane; depilation of moustache or beard - Tully & Proserpine River, growing of beards (Cape Bedford, Boulia, Gulf country); use of nets; Pita Pita, Kalkadun, Cloncurry district, N.W. districts; false hair used by women; (Cloncurry); head decorations, feathers; Pennefather River, Lower Mitchell, Upper Georgina, Gunanni, Middle Palmer, Cardwell & Tully, Boulia & Upper Georgina; knuckle bone & teeth; Upper Georgina, Leichhardt, Selwyn, Cloncurry, Diamantina, Boulia, Burketown, Mornington Island; shell; Cape Grafton, Tully River, Keppel Island; fillets & circlets; Tully River, Boulia, Cloncurry, Leichhardt-Selwyn area, north-west districts, lower Gulf; fillet - eel bone (Tully River), fillet toadstool (Keppel Island); ear-piercing, ear-rings; Cape York Peninsula region, Cloncurry; nose-boring, nose-pins; Cape York, Wellesley Islands , Rockhampton, Boulia; tooth avulsion; throughout Peninsula, N.W. districts, Keppel Island, Diamantina River, Upper Georgina; types of necklaces - shell; Pennefather River, Mitchell & Staaten; opossum & kangaroo twine; N.W. districts, Boulia, Cloncurry, Leichhardt-Selwyn areas, Glenormiston, Roxburgh Downs; grass-reed & pandanus; throughout Queensland; cross-shoulder ornaments - Upper Georgina River, Pennefather River; eagle-claw ornaments - Boulia, Georgina & Burke Rivers; human hair belts - Cape York & Gulf country; apron belts - Pennefather, Princess Charlotte Bay, Cape Bedford, Fitzroy River, Upper Georgina; depilation of pubic hair Proserpine (both sexes), Lower Tully & Brisbane (females only), phallocrypts (Boulia, LeichhardtSelwyn, Upper Georgina); digital amputation (Kalkadun, Tarumbal); armlets & anklets (Pennefather River); decorative scars; Tully, Bloomfield River, Boulia, Roxburgh Downs, Georgina, Cloncurry, Pennefather, Middle Palmer, Koko-Olkulu, N.W. districts; feathering of body; Cape York Peninsula & N.W. districts; body painting; all districts; plaited blankets; Embley, Pennefather & Batavia Rivers; bark blankets; Nggerikudi, Chirpal, Ngatchan.


Cover title.

"From Records of the Australian Museum, vol.viii, no.1, 1910." - Cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Costume and adornment.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Social life and customs.  |  Animals - Fish - Eels.  |  Gugu Warra / Koko Wara people (Y80) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Material culture - Bark objects.  |  Koko Bera people (Y85) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Gugu Mini / Kokomini people (Y94) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Possums / Gliders / Cuscus.  |  Plants - Fungi.  |  Material culture - String and rope making.  |  Costume and clothing - Footwear, anklets etc.  |  Material culture - Human hair objects and decorations.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Ngadyan / Ngadjon people (Y121) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Material culture - Bird feather objects and decorations.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Darumbal people (E46) (Qld SF56-13)  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Gonaniin people (Y91) (Qld SE54-03)  |  Costume and clothing - Armbands, bracelets etc.  |  Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.  |  Gunggandji / Gungandji people (Y114) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Ayerrerenge / Yuruwinga people (G12) (NT SF54-05)  |  Initiation - Finger amputation.  |  Costume and clothing - Hair dressing.  |  Nggerigudi / Yupngayth people (Y19) (Qld SD54-03)  |  Body - Decoration - Body hair - Shaving and singeing.  |  Plants - Pandanus.  |  Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr people (Y82) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon people (G13) (Qld SF54-02)  |  Mayi-Thakurti / Mitakoodi people (G16) (Qld SF54-02)  |  Gugu Rarmul / Rarmul people (Y71) (Qld SD54-16)  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul people (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Olgol / Olkol people (Y73) (Qld SD54-15)  |  Malanbarra / Gulngay people (Y126) (Qld SE55-06)  |  Costume and clothing - Necklaces, pendants etc.  |  Costume and clothing - Belts and waistbands.  |  Pitta Pitta / Bittha Bittha people (G6) (Qld SF54-10)  |  Mitchell River (Qld NW Cape York SD54, SE54, SE55)  |  Tully (NE Qld SE55-06)  |  Wenlock River / Batavia River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03, SD54-04, SD54-08)  |  Diamantina River (Qld Far West SF54, SG54)  |  Glenormiston (Qld Far West SF54-09)  |  Proserpine (E Qld SF55-04)  |  Cardwell (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Selwyn Range (Qld Far West SF54-06)  |  Fitzroy River (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Mornington Island (Qld Gulf Wellesley Islands SE54-01)  |  Wujal Wujal / Bloomfield River (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Roxborough Downs (Qld Far West SF54-09)  |  Georgina River (Qld Far West SF54)  |  Staaten River (Qld Gulf SE54-03, SE54-04)  |  Embley / Hey River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Cloncurry (Qld Far NW SF54-02)  |  Pennefather River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03)  |  Rockhampton (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Burketown (Qld Gulf SE54-06)  |  Boulia (Qld Far West SF54-10)  |  Palmer River (NE Qld SE54-04, SE55-01, SD55-13)  |  Cape Bedford (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Keppel Islands (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Princess Charlotte Bay (Qld SE Cape York SD54-12, SD55-09)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)
Other authors/contributors Australian Museum
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Records of the Australian Museum.


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