The Resource Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume IV, Arts and crafts

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume IV, Arts and crafts

Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume IV, Arts and crafts
Title
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
Title number
Volume IV
Title part
Arts and crafts
Title variation
Expedition to Torres Straits,
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyses the customs relating to arts and crafts of the Mirriam people; personal decorations, piercings, scarifications, nose and ear ornaments; clothing, shell pendants, belts and armlets; textiles, twilled baskets; pandanus mats; long house of Kiwai; Kwod at Bau; Mirriam round houses; food preparation; weapons, stone slings; bows and arrows, bone points; clubs; beheading knife; claw arrows; analyses music and songs of Murray Islanders, Erub, Yam; masks and effigies; salutations, exchange of food; toys: rats and birds, string figures; representations of plants, animals and human beings; decoration of special objects
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1855-1940
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Haddon, Alfred C.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits
  • Torres Strait Islanders
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume IV, Arts and crafts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and daily life / A.C. Haddon -- Decoration of the person and toilet / A.C. Haddon -- Personal ornaments and clothing / A.C. Haddon -- Textiles / A. Hingston Qiggin -- Houses / A. Wilkin and A.C. Haddon -- Domestic utensils and tools / A.C. Haddon -- Food and its preparation, and narcotics / A.C. Haddon -- Horticulture / A.C. Haddon -- Hunting and fishing / A.C. Haddon -- Weapons and objects employed in warfare / A.C. Haddon -- Transport and canoes / A.C. Haddon -- Science / A.C. Haddon -- Astronomy / W.H.R. Rivers -- Calendar / S.H. Ray -- Music / C.S. Meyers -- Sound-producing instruments / A.C. Haddon -- Songs / A.C. Haddon -- Dances and dance paraphenalia / A.C. Haddon -- Greetings, salutations, and various social customs / S.H. Ray, A.C. Haddon and J. Bruce -- Games and toys / A.C. Haddon -- Decorative, pictorial and glyptic art / A.C. Haddon
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 393 pages, 40 leaves of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits, Volume IV, Arts and crafts
Publication
Note
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and daily life / A.C. Haddon -- Decoration of the person and toilet / A.C. Haddon -- Personal ornaments and clothing / A.C. Haddon -- Textiles / A. Hingston Qiggin -- Houses / A. Wilkin and A.C. Haddon -- Domestic utensils and tools / A.C. Haddon -- Food and its preparation, and narcotics / A.C. Haddon -- Horticulture / A.C. Haddon -- Hunting and fishing / A.C. Haddon -- Weapons and objects employed in warfare / A.C. Haddon -- Transport and canoes / A.C. Haddon -- Science / A.C. Haddon -- Astronomy / W.H.R. Rivers -- Calendar / S.H. Ray -- Music / C.S. Meyers -- Sound-producing instruments / A.C. Haddon -- Songs / A.C. Haddon -- Dances and dance paraphenalia / A.C. Haddon -- Greetings, salutations, and various social customs / S.H. Ray, A.C. Haddon and J. Bruce -- Games and toys / A.C. Haddon -- Decorative, pictorial and glyptic art / A.C. Haddon
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 393 pages, 40 leaves of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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