The Resource The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse, by Dr Scott Mitchell

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse, by Dr Scott Mitchell

Label
The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse
Title
The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse
Statement of responsibility
by Dr Scott Mitchell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses artworks produced by contemporary La Perouse shellworkers, Esme Timbery and her daughter Marylin Russell. Their models of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, elaborately decorated with shells, are amongst the signature artworks that have been recently collected by the Australian Museum for display in the new gallery, Garrigarrang; Sea Country. This blog page includes a Youtube clip of both Esme and Marylin talking about their art practice, its connection with direct family and cultural links to the ancient Indigenous peoples who gathered shells on Sydney's beaches
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Mitchell, Scott
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Australian Museum
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  • Timbery, Esme
  • Russell, Marilyn
  • Timbery, Emma
  • Australian Museum
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge (Sydney, N.S.W.) in art
  • Material culture
  • Shellcraft
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Women artists, Aboriginal Australian
Label
The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse, by Dr Scott Mitchell
Link
http://australianmuseum.net.au/blogpost/science/the-sydney-harbour-bridge-and-the-aboriginal-shellworkers-of-la-perouse
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from web page part of the Australian Museum blog (viewed 03/07/2015)
Carrier category
online media
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations, sound, colour
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: access to the World Wide Web and system to stream moving image
Label
The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse, by Dr Scott Mitchell
Link
http://australianmuseum.net.au/blogpost/science/the-sydney-harbour-bridge-and-the-aboriginal-shellworkers-of-la-perouse
Publication
Note
Title from web page part of the Australian Museum blog (viewed 03/07/2015)
Carrier category
online media
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations, sound, colour
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: access to the World Wide Web and system to stream moving image

Library Locations

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