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Aboriginal art of Australia / Douglass Baglin and Barbara Mullins
Bib ID 4300916
Format BookBook
Author
Baglin, Douglass, 1926-2010
 
Description Marleston, S. Aust. : Mulavon Press/Gecko Books, 2008, c1970 
34 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780980352146
Summary

"When Europeans first reached Australia, a long held and expedient perception developed that Australian Aboriginal people did not have houses or settlements, that they occupied temporary camps, sheltering in makeshift huts or lean-tos of grass and bark. This book redresses that notion, exploring the range and complexity of Aboriginal-designed structures, spaces and territorial behavious, from minimalist shelters to permanent houses and villages."--Back cover.

Notes

Cover title.

"An introduction to the vast world of traditional Aboriginal art : rock engravings, cave and bark paintings, decorative and symbolic designs both sacred and secular"--Cover.

First published: Sydney : Horwitz, 1970.

Bibliography: Back cover verso.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Sculpture - Carving.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Art - Sculpture - Hollow log.  |  Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)
Other authors/contributors Mullins, Barbara, 1922-
Available From Gecko Books/Mulavon Press, PO Box 118 Marleston SA 5033 

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