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The Resource 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

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

Label
Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings; with : a preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art
Title
Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings; with
Title remainder
a preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art
Statement of responsibility
by Daniel Sutherland Davidson and a foreword by Kim Akerman
Title variation
  • A preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art
  • Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings & Aboriginal Australian decorative art
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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1900-1952
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Davidson, Daniel Sutherland
Dewey number
759.994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Akerman, Kim
  • American Philosophical Society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Rock paintings
  • Petroglyphs
  • Decorative arts
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published 1936 and 1937 in the Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  • See also 1936 edition of Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings at RB D252.24/A2 and 1937 edition of A preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art at RB D252.24/P1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art : Decorative art of the Australians -- Techniques of decoration: painting; incising; fluting; carving in the round; pecking; gluing; inlay; branding -- Objects decorated: rock carvings and paintings; body decoration -- Weapons: spears; throwing-sticks; throwing clubs; Lil-lil and other weapons; boomerangs; spearthrowers; shields -- Baskets and containers: wooden trays; folded bark containers; bark buckets; palm leaf receptacles; coiled baskets; twined baskets; netted bags -- Various objects of regional or local signficance : armlets; skin rugs and mantles; bark belts; bark slabs; canoe paddles; pearl shell; baobab nuts; tortoise shell; earth paintings; tree carvings; grave posts; ceremonial and other objects from Western Australia -- Bullroarers, churinga and other sacred objects : incised bullroarers and churings; high relief designs from Nannine; Thread-cross; Sacred objects from Northern North Australia -- Symbolism: Central Australian designs; stone churinga from Western Australia -- Distribution of design elements: concentric circles; herring-bone; concentric squares and rhomboids; chevrons; arcs; flutings; human, faunal and floral designs; the longitudinal zigzag design and its affiliates; lattice pattern; large criss-crosses; angular meander design; meandering loops; shuttles; block patterns; painted dots; painted bands -- Design areas : Western-Southern design area; Kimberley sub-area; Central design area; Northern design area; Northern North Australia sub-area; Northeastern design area; Southeastern design area; Eastern South Australia sub-area
Control code
000048153815
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 151 pages, [6] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780859053754
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)767615979
Label
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
Publication
Note
  • First published 1936 and 1937 in the Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
  • See also 1936 edition of Aboriginal Australian and Tasmanian rock carvings and paintings at RB D252.24/A2 and 1937 edition of A preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art at RB D252.24/P1
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A preliminary consideration of Aboriginal Australian decorative art : Decorative art of the Australians -- Techniques of decoration: painting; incising; fluting; carving in the round; pecking; gluing; inlay; branding -- Objects decorated: rock carvings and paintings; body decoration -- Weapons: spears; throwing-sticks; throwing clubs; Lil-lil and other weapons; boomerangs; spearthrowers; shields -- Baskets and containers: wooden trays; folded bark containers; bark buckets; palm leaf receptacles; coiled baskets; twined baskets; netted bags -- Various objects of regional or local signficance : armlets; skin rugs and mantles; bark belts; bark slabs; canoe paddles; pearl shell; baobab nuts; tortoise shell; earth paintings; tree carvings; grave posts; ceremonial and other objects from Western Australia -- Bullroarers, churinga and other sacred objects : incised bullroarers and churings; high relief designs from Nannine; Thread-cross; Sacred objects from Northern North Australia -- Symbolism: Central Australian designs; stone churinga from Western Australia -- Distribution of design elements: concentric circles; herring-bone; concentric squares and rhomboids; chevrons; arcs; flutings; human, faunal and floral designs; the longitudinal zigzag design and its affiliates; lattice pattern; large criss-crosses; angular meander design; meandering loops; shuttles; block patterns; painted dots; painted bands -- Design areas : Western-Southern design area; Kimberley sub-area; Central design area; Northern design area; Northern North Australia sub-area; Northeastern design area; Southeastern design area; Eastern South Australia sub-area
Control code
000048153815
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 151 pages, [6] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780859053754
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)767615979

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