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The rock paintings and carvings of the Australian Aborigines / by R.H. Mathews
Bib ID 1875090
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Access Conditions This item contains words and pictures, and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. 
Description London, [United Kingdom] : Harrison and Sons, 1895 
[145]-163 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations (2 in colour) ; 22 cm 
Summary

Methods of painting, stencilling & carving, geographical distribution all states, significance, probable age of stencils at Wollombi, drawings on ground, trees, bark; description of plates painting in 1) quarter mile east of Putty Ck., 2) quarter mile east of Macdonald R., 3) 80 yds. from right bank of Cutta Muttan Ck., 4) cave on Coxs Ck., 5) cave, Lockyer parish, county of Northumberland, 6) cave east of Pymble; to Cowan Road, south of Jacomb Trig. Station; engravings 1) on spur near Cooper Trig. Station, parish of Frederick, 2) on bridle track from Mangrove Ck. to Hawkesburry R., 3) southwest of Jones Trig. Station, Manly Cove parish.

Notes

Title from cover.

"Reprinted from the Journal of the Anthropological Institute, November, 1895"--Page 163.

National Library of Australia's NL 305.89915 M429 copy bound with The Origins, organization and ceremonies of the Australian aborigines / by R. H. Mathews and 29 other works. Cover title of bound vol.: The Australian aborigines / R. H. Mathews.

Includes bibliographical references.

FERG/1970 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Rock art - Dating and attribution.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Art - Art motifs - Stencil.  |  Art - Art motifs - Track and footprint.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Stone carving -- Australia.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Wollombi / Yengo (NSW N Coast SI56-01, SI56-05)  |  Mangrove Creek (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)  |  Gordon / Pymble (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Australian

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