The Resource Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection

Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection

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Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
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Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
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Summary
Booklet illustrating 110 items from collections, preface notes expansion of collection from nucleus donated by American-Australian Arnhem Land Expedition; items illustrated in monochrome with brief notes on sizes, colours, provenance, uses & some brief versions of myths, includes grave posts (Melville & Bathurst Islands, Elcho Island, Milingimbi, Yirrkala, Maningrida), bark paintings (Croker Island, Oenpelli, Port Keats, Groote Eylandt, Milingimbi, Maningrida, Melville Island, Yirrkala), ritual objects, figures of Wawalag sisters & posts (Yirrkala), carved animals, clapsticks, didgeridoos, spearheads, shield (Windy Corner, W.A.), pearshell pubic covering (Broome), rock engraving (Port Hedland); map shows approximate locations; brief notes on preparation of wooden posts & bark for painting, pigments & brushes, lists artists by area
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Norton, Frank
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Western Australian Art Gallery
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Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
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Publication
Note
illus.; map
Control code
M0049950
Extent
15 p.
Stock number
p6813, p11226
System control number
0071528
Label
Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
Publication
Note
illus.; map
Control code
M0049950
Extent
15 p.
Stock number
p6813, p11226
System control number
0071528

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