The Resource Art in Arnhem Land

Art in Arnhem Land

Label
Art in Arnhem Land
Title
Art in Arnhem Land
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Summary
Art in Aboriginal life, secular and sacred; mythology and sacred emblems, Djanggewal, Laintjung and Banaitja, the Wauwelak, Rangga; carved wooden human figures and heads, description; painting on the body and on bark; designs used; description and mythological significance of sacred bark paintings; the way to the Dua Island of the dead; a Macassan prau; sex and magic; love magic and art, historical and mythological background; examples of love magic; mortuary art; art and everyday objects, pipes, baskets etc.; effect of European contact on native arts and crafts; list of artists, clans and linguistic groups, tribes
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1891-1979
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Elkin, A. P.
Date time place
[1950]
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  • 1918-1994
  • 1916-1990
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  • Berndt, Catherine H.
  • Berndt, Ronald M.
Label
Art in Arnhem Land
Instantiates
Publication
Note
pls.; map
Control code
M0033131
Extent
xii, 123 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
2529
System control number
0056488
Label
Art in Arnhem Land
Publication
Note
pls.; map
Control code
M0033131
Extent
xii, 123 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
2529
System control number
0056488

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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