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Rock paintings by the Aborigines in caves on Bulgar Creek, near Singleton / by R. H. Mathews
Bib ID 352786
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918, author
 
Description Sydney, [New South Wales] : Royal Society of New South Wales, 1894 
353-358 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm 
Summary

Description of large human figure & numerous weapons in cave near Bulgar Creek area, probably used as bora ground; also painting of hands in cave Wollombi Brook region; Scale drawings.

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Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this item may contain the names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions within this work which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the work was published and may now be considered offensive.

"Journal and proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, for 1893."--Cover.

"Read before the Royal Society of N. S. Wales, October 4, 1893"--Page 353.

FERG/1971 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Art motifs - Hand.  |  Art - Art motifs - Human figure.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Weapons.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales -- Singleton Region.  |  Rock paintings -- New South Wales -- Singleton Region.  |  Singleton (NSW N Coast SI56-01)  |  Wollombi / Yengo (NSW N Coast SI56-01, SI56-05)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Royal Society of New South Wales, issuing body

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