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Primitive art exhibition [introduction by Leonhard Adam]
Bib ID 705735
Format BookBook
Author
Public Library, Museums and National Gallery (Vic.)
 
Description Melbourne : Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria, 1943 
vi, 26 [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Catalogue; Includes notes on Arnhem Land & Groote Eylandt bark paintings, Wondjina painting reproduced on board, reproduction of rock painting at Anumeri (nr. Drysdale Mission), shields (Qld., Vic.), tortoise & fish (Arnhem Land ritual objects), stone churinga; (Aranda, Kimberleys, Djigallie Stn. near Broome), Lake Tyrall bark drawing, drawings by William Barak & Tommy Barnes. Includes works from North American First Nations people, Maori and other Polyneisan peoples, Bushmen and other African people, Melanesian and some Asian peoples.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Art, Primitive.  |  Art, Polynesian.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Drawing.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Art - Catalogues.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Africa.  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  United States (USA)  |  Lake Tyrrell (NW Vic SI54-16)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Kalumburu (WA Drysdale East Kimberley SD52-09)  |  Canada.  |  Melanesia.  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)
Other authors/contributors Adam, Leonhard, 1891-1960

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