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Aboriginal art / by Charles P. Mountford
Bib ID 456126
Format BookBook
Author
Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976
 
Description Melbourne : Longmans, 1961 
32p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
Series

Arts in Australia.

Summary

Various mediums & techniques; description of rock painting - Ayers Rock, Emily Gap, W. Arnhem Land, Kimberleys; ground paintings - Jurika, Central Australia, ground carvings - E. Australia; bark paintings - Goulburn Island, Yirrkala, Oenpelli, Melville Island, Groote Eylandt; engravings - pearl shell - Kimberleys; burial poles - Melville Island, ritual objects - Central Australia; carved heads Arnhem Land, Kimberleys; moulded earthen figure E. Australia; painted shields - Queensland; body decoration - Melville Island, Central Australia; decorated skin rug - Victoria; carved wooden dish east New South Wales; rock engravings Panaramittee, Central Australia, Hawkesbury River, Port Hedland.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Technology - Utensils - Dishes.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Poles.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Goulburn Islands (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Anthwerrke / Underga / Emily Gap (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Panaramitee (SE SA SI54-02)  |  Hawkesbury River area (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)

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