The Resource Depuch Island rock engravings

Depuch Island rock engravings

Label
Depuch Island rock engravings
Title
Depuch Island rock engravings
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs included in a report on field work on Depuch Island, August 1959 prepared by A.O. Day. Subjects include: petroglyphs at various sites including Beagle Creek, Thomas Beach, Skipjack Cliffs, Piesie Point, Marc Bluff, Hunters Pool, Point McCarthy, Anchor Hills and Juanita Bay. Petroglyph subjects include: the Bagadjimbiri brothers; male and female creation spirits; initiation ceremony; kurdaitja shoes; stickmen attacked by spears; battle scenes; ancestor spirits; spearing fish; hunting animals; snakes; dugong and dolphin; goanna; ceremonial occasions; pubic aprons; men with spears, boomerangs and shields; abstract and geometric designs; 'weelara' (moon); corroboree; carrying foodstuff to a feast; birth scenes; birds; turtles; stingray livers; bird tracks; bird and turtle eggs; fluted shell; mangrove crabs; fish; sea centipede; kangaroo; rock wallabies; dingo; feather plume ornament; clam (?); hand; footprint; radiate or sun design; emu
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Day, Adrian O
Date time place
Depuch Island, W.A., 1959
Information about documentation
Caption list available
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Day, Adrian O.
Label
Depuch Island rock engravings
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • See report on field work on Depuch Island, August 1959 prepared by A.O. Day. Includes notes on eight Aboriginal petroglyph sites on Depuch Island, Western Australia. There are two european name plate engravings. Hard copies held in Vault 2 in, DAY, Adrian O. documentation folder
  • See also McCarthy, Frederick D., 1961. The Rock-engravings of Depuch Island, North-west Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 25 (8): 121-148 (copy held with original documentation)
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (72 photographs)
Immediate source of acquisition
Adrian Day;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
grey scale
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
DAY.A03.DF (D00013591-D00013662)
System control number
(Sirsi) a390553
Label
Depuch Island rock engravings
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • See report on field work on Depuch Island, August 1959 prepared by A.O. Day. Includes notes on eight Aboriginal petroglyph sites on Depuch Island, Western Australia. There are two european name plate engravings. Hard copies held in Vault 2 in, DAY, Adrian O. documentation folder
  • See also McCarthy, Frederick D., 1961. The Rock-engravings of Depuch Island, North-west Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 25 (8): 121-148 (copy held with original documentation)
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (72 photographs)
Immediate source of acquisition
Adrian Day;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
grey scale
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
DAY.A03.DF (D00013591-D00013662)
System control number
(Sirsi) a390553

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