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A field guide to Aboriginal rock engravings : with special reference to those around Sydney / Peter Stanbury & John Clegg with poems by David Campbell
Bib ID 287709
Format BookBook
Author
Stanbury, Peter, 1934-
 
Description Sydney : Sydney University Press, 1990 
xii, 163 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0424001470 (paperback)
Summary

Guide to rock engraving of the Sydney region; introduction to the why, when, and where of the art form; description of 23 selected site complexes; discussion of conservation and site management, engraving methods, style and drawing technique, interpretation, religious and ritual significance; Appendix A; catalogue of rock engraving SydneyHawkesbury region; Appendix B; list of selected engraving sites in the Blue Mountains; Appendix C; selected rock engraving sites throughout Australia; Appendix D; list of State Authorities.

Notes

Inlcudes index.

Bibliography: p. 157-160.

Subjects Petroglyphs -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Guidebooks.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region -- Guidebooks.  |  Art - Drawing.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Art - Rock art - Conservation.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Guidebooks.  |  Hunting and Lyrebird Sites, Terrey Hills (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Fishman, Beacon Hill (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Echidna and Fish, West Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Elvina Track, West Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Wheeler Heights (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Point Piper (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Berowra Waters (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Canoelands (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)  |  Blue Mountains (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Basin Track, West Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Old North Road, Maroota (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)  |  Balls Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Mount Ku-Ring-Gai (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Bulgandry (SW NSW SI55-14)  |  America Track, West Head (N Sydney NSW S156-05)  |  Gumbooya, Allambie Heights (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Woy Woy (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)  |  Middle Harbour / Bantry Bay (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Devils Rock, Maroota (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Whale Feast, Cowan (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Topham Track, West Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Garigal, West Head (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Campbell, David, 1915-1979  |  Clegg, John, 1935-

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