The Resource Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection, design, text and line illustrations by Frank Norton

Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection, design, text and line illustrations by Frank Norton

Label
Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
Title
Aboriginal art
Title remainder
the Western Australian Art Gallery collection
Statement of responsibility
design, text and line illustrations by Frank Norton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
Booklet illustrating 110 items from collections, preface notes expansion of collection from nucleus donated by American-Australian Arnhem Land Expedition; items illustrated in monochrome with brief notes on sizes, colours, provenance, uses and some brief versions of myths, includes grave posts (Melville & Bathurst Islands, Elcho Island, Milingimbi, Yirrkala, Maningrida), bark paintings (Croker Island, Oenpelli, Port Keats, Groote Eylandt, Milingimbi, Maningrida, Melville Island, Yirrkala), ritual objects, figures of Wawalag sisters & posts (Yirrkala), carved animals, clapsticks, didgeridoos, spearheads, shield (Windy Corner, W.A.), pearshell pubic covering (Broome), rock engraving (Port Hedland); map shows approximate locations; brief notes on preparation of wooden posts and bark for painting, pigments & brushes, lists artists by area
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Norton, Frank
Illustrations
illustrations
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  • Western Australian Art Gallery
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection, design, text and line illustrations by Frank Norton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0049950
Dimensions
24 x 23 cm.
Extent
15 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3: Donation - Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
p6813, p11226
System control number
0071528
Label
Aboriginal art : the Western Australian Art Gallery collection, design, text and line illustrations by Frank Norton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0049950
Dimensions
24 x 23 cm.
Extent
15 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3: Donation - Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
p6813, p11226
System control number
0071528

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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