The Resource Australian aboriginal culture, an exhibition arranged by the Australian National Committee for UNESCO

Australian aboriginal culture, an exhibition arranged by the Australian National Committee for UNESCO

Label
Australian aboriginal culture
Title
Australian aboriginal culture
Statement of responsibility
an exhibition arranged by the Australian National Committee for UNESCO
Creator
Contributor
Curator
Organizer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brief outline of Aboriginal life in remote areas; physical appearance, estimates of population in 1788, recent population increase, size of territory, number of languages and dialects, mens way of life (species hunted, weapons, tools, ceremonial life), womens way of life (animal and plant food collection; food preparation and cooking), dwellings, firemaking, religion and ceremonies (totemism, spirit ancestors, initiation, sacred objects, bullroarers), magic and medicine (including kurdaitja shoes, bone pointing), games, music (instruments), dress and ornament, watercraft, hunting and fighting, boomerangs, utensils (string, dishes, shells, mats, etc.), stone tools (materials, types), bone artefacts, trade and exchange (map of routes), rock art and bark painting (methods, styles), old age and death
Cataloging source
TU
Dewey number
305.89915
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU 120 .A89 1953b
Literary form
non fiction
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Australian National Commission for Unesco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1997
  • 1889-
  • 1900-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCarthy, Frederick D.
  • Walkom, A. B.
  • Tindale, Norman B.
  • Australian National Advisory Committee for Unesco
  • Australian Unesco Committee for Museums
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian Unesco Committee for Museums
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Australian aboriginal culture, an exhibition arranged by the Australian National Committee for UNESCO
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "The Aboriginal Culture Exhibition was prepared during the period 1949-1953 by a Working Party set up by the Australian Unesco Committee for Museums. The members were Dr. A. B. Walkom (Chairman, Director Australian Museum Sydney; Mr. F D. McCarthy, Curator of Anthropology, Australian Museum, Sydney; Mr. N B. Tindale, Ethnologist, South Australian Museum." -- inside front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040758959
Dimensions
17 x 23 cm.
Extent
[47] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
p 9159 ; p 14198
System control number
(OCoLC)224778051
Label
Australian aboriginal culture, an exhibition arranged by the Australian National Committee for UNESCO
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "The Aboriginal Culture Exhibition was prepared during the period 1949-1953 by a Working Party set up by the Australian Unesco Committee for Museums. The members were Dr. A. B. Walkom (Chairman, Director Australian Museum Sydney; Mr. F D. McCarthy, Curator of Anthropology, Australian Museum, Sydney; Mr. N B. Tindale, Ethnologist, South Australian Museum." -- inside front cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040758959
Dimensions
17 x 23 cm.
Extent
[47] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
p 9159 ; p 14198
System control number
(OCoLC)224778051

Library Locations

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