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Rock painting of a turtle, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 8 January 1974 [picture]
Bib ID 6158997
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description 1974 
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 15.2 cm. 
Series

Australian Information Service collection.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on accompanying information.

Part of the Australian Information Service collection.

Inscriptions: "A study of resources by Australian Government wildlife scientists in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, has resulted in the surprising disclosure that previously thought rare species of fauna are quite common. The study a prelude to a proposed uranium mining project as well as revealing the fauna, uncovered a series of Aboriginal rock paintings that indicate the area is one of the great primitive art centre of the world."--Printed on verso; "An Aboriginal Rock painting of a turtle found by the wildlife scientists. Australian Information Service Photograph P74/20."--Printed on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138166690

Subjects Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australian Information Service
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