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Australian Aboriginal art : issued in connexion with the Exhibition of Australian Aboriginal Art, National Museum, Melbourne
Bib ID 2231899
Format BookBook
Author
Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
 
Description Melbourne : Published for the Trustees of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria by H. J. Green, Govt. Printer, 1929 
39 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. (some col). ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Descriptions of cave paintings, Mootwingee, Kimberleys, carvings on ceremonial objects (Central Australia); wooden slab, Victoria; rock carvings (Port Jackson); decorated weapons, ground paintings and designs, tree carvings, bark paintings Australia generally; comparison with other countries.

Full contents
  • The primitive artist / Charles Barrett
  • The art of the Australian aboriginal / A.S. Kenyon.
 
Notes

At head of title : National Museum of Victoria.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Art - Sculpture - Tree carving.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Weapons.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Kenyon, A. S. (Alfred Stephen), 1867-1943  |  Public Library, Museums and National Gallery (Vic.)

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