The Resource Carved and painted wooden figures

Carved and painted wooden figures

Label
Carved and painted wooden figures
Title
Carved and painted wooden figures
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Summary
Photographs of carved and painted wooden figures from Aurukun and Yirrkala taken at the Australian Institute of Anatomy. Subjects include; totem, carving; figurine; ceremony; painting; decoration; dingo; birds; shark man; water fairy; ancestral spirit; plover; museum; institute;
Cataloging source
AIAS
Date time place
Canberra, A.C.T., 1980
Information about documentation
No caption list
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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
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Roach, Colin
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Wood sculpture
Label
Carved and painted wooden figures
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Many of the totemic carvings which appear in this collection appear in the Fredrick D McCarthy collection, held by the National Museum of Australia
  • Significant to this collection are the works of Fredrick D. McCarthy, including the article 'The Dances of Aurukun', Australian Natural History, Volume XIV, Number 9, March 15 1964, pages 296 to 300. Potentially useful may be Ronald M. Berndt's 'Australian Aboriginal Religion, Fascicle Two - The North Eastern Region and North Australia', E.J. Brill, 1974
  • A related collection is CRANSTONE.E01.CS, which depicts some of the figures being made or used in a ceremonial context
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0000070
Dimensions
medium format
Extent
22 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
AIAS
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form
Other physical details
black and white and colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
AIAS.036.BW (N02011; N02283)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0000070
Label
Carved and painted wooden figures
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Many of the totemic carvings which appear in this collection appear in the Fredrick D McCarthy collection, held by the National Museum of Australia
  • Significant to this collection are the works of Fredrick D. McCarthy, including the article 'The Dances of Aurukun', Australian Natural History, Volume XIV, Number 9, March 15 1964, pages 296 to 300. Potentially useful may be Ronald M. Berndt's 'Australian Aboriginal Religion, Fascicle Two - The North Eastern Region and North Australia', E.J. Brill, 1974
  • A related collection is CRANSTONE.E01.CS, which depicts some of the figures being made or used in a ceremonial context
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0000070
Dimensions
medium format
Extent
22 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
AIAS
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form
Other physical details
black and white and colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
AIAS.036.BW (N02011; N02283)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0000070

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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