The Resource White Clay and Red Ochre

White Clay and Red Ochre

Label
White Clay and Red Ochre
Title
White Clay and Red Ochre
Contributor
Subject
Summary
This film shows how rock paintings are recorded by a team from the Australian Museum and briefly illustrates the excavation of a rock shelter; the location of the paintings is not given, but details can be found in McCarthy's publication, "Rock Art of the Cobar Pediplain in central western New South Wales" (AIAS, 1976), which contains the records seen being made in the film; the film also shows rock engravings from Mootwingee, in western New South Wales; the film begins with shots of a men's ceremony from central Australia which is not identified; remaining elements of the film are open for viewing
Member of
Date of event
1962
Date time place
Filmed in
Information about documentation
  • Not auditioned
  • Film Notes by Robert Layton in Film Archive documentation file; F. McCarthy (1976) "Rock Art of the Cobar Pediplain in central western New South Wales"
Place of event
various locations in N.S.W.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1905-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hughes, Howard
  • McCarthy, Frederick D.
  • Australian Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Frederick D.
  • Australian Museum
Label
White Clay and Red Ochre
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Explanatory subtitle 'A record of Museum Field Research on Australian Aboriginal Cave Paintings'
  • Aided by a grant from the Nuffield Foundation of Australia
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0005012
Dimensions
16mm
Extent
  • 2 film reels (14 min.)
  • 1 videocassette (VHS, 14 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted - ceremonial (men only)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Museum
Materials
  • Original version.
  • Analogue access copy, copied from original version, LV2962.
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
  • sd., col
  • sd., col.
Stock number
AM_007 (FC00092_1-2)
Terms governing use
Clearance for viewing from the Central Land Council and usage through the Australian Museum
Label
White Clay and Red Ochre
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Explanatory subtitle 'A record of Museum Field Research on Australian Aboriginal Cave Paintings'
  • Aided by a grant from the Nuffield Foundation of Australia
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0005012
Dimensions
16mm
Extent
  • 2 film reels (14 min.)
  • 1 videocassette (VHS, 14 min.)
Governing access note
Restricted - ceremonial (men only)
Immediate source of acquisition
Australian Museum
Materials
  • Original version.
  • Analogue access copy, copied from original version, LV2962.
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
  • sd., col
  • sd., col.
Stock number
AM_007 (FC00092_1-2)
Terms governing use
Clearance for viewing from the Central Land Council and usage through the Australian Museum

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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