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Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings with a preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art / by Daniel Sutherland Davidson and a foreword by Kim Akerman
Bib ID 5753043
Format BookBook
Author
Davidson, Daniel Sutherland, 1900-1952
 
Description Carlisle, W.A. : Hesperian Press, 2011 
xi, 151 p., [6] leaves of plates; xiii, 147 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780859053747
9780859053754
Summary

First published in 1936 and 1937 these rare books are unknown to most anthropologists, art dealers and collectors. Davidson was the most important ethnographer of his time and his reputation for the quality and quantity of work produced is unmatched.

Notes

First published 1936 and 1937 in the Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Rock paintings -- Australia.  |  Petroglyphs -- Australia.  |  Decorative arts -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Implements.  |  Sculpture, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Cultural heritage - Protection - Museums and keeping places - Collections and acquisitions.  |  Stories and motifs - Lightning Brothers.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Tjuringa / Churinga.  |  Art - Art motifs.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Weapons.  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Western Victoria (W Vic)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  South Australia (SA)  |  North West Tasmania (NW Tas SK55-03)  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Northern Territory (NT)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Akerman, Kim, 1947-  |  American Philosophical Society
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Aboriginal Australian decorative art

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