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Australia's greatest rock art / Grahame L. Walsh
Bib ID 2081897
Format BookBook
Author
Walsh, Grahame L. (Grahame Leslie), 1944-
 
Description Bathurst, N.S.W. : E.J. Brill/Robert Brown & Associates, c1988 
312 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 26 x 36 cm. 
ISBN 186273013X
Summary

Sites and subjects of rock paintings and rock engravings; different rock art techniques - stencil art, blown dot, engraved, freehand, beeswax, ochre imprint, scratched, abraded line, com posite stencil, dry pigment drawing, finger marking, positive hand prints; Wandjinas; Lightening Brothers; Rainbow serpent; Namarakah Spirit Women; x-ray style animals and fish; desert art; burial art; painted anthropomorphs.

Notes

Includes index.

NSL:M copy : jacket filed.

Bibliography: p. 294-302.

Subjects Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Petroglyphs -- Australia.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Animals.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Art - Art motifs - X-Ray.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Stories and motifs - Lightning Brothers.  |  Art - Art motifs - Dot.  |  Art - Art motifs - Stencil.  |  Art - Drawing.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Art - Art motifs - Hand.  |  Art - Art motifs - Human figure.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Australia -- Antiquities.  |  Australia.

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