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Author McCarthy, Frederick D. (Frederick David), 1905-1997

Title Australian Aboriginal rock art / Frederick D. McCarthy ; with foreword by A.P. Elkin
Edition First edition
Published Sydney : Trustees of the Australian Museum, 1958


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  709.011 M123AU  AVAILABLE
Description 68 pages, 2 leaves of plates : illustrations (2 color) ; 24 cm
Contents Includes list of illustrations
Summary Survey of Australian rock art; engravings SydneyHawkesbury area, lower Murray River, Port Hedland, Panaramitee; linear and intaglio engravings subjects - Mootwingie, west and south Queensland; antiquity of petroglyphs; superiority of northern and central Australian paintings, materials used, styles (New South Wales, Queensland, Arnhem Land, Kimberleys, Central Australia); survey of sites throughout Australia with mythological interpretations; antiquity of paintings; theories of origin of Wandjunas
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 67-68
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Art.
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting.
Art -- Australia.
Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Art, Primitive.
Cave paintings.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian.
Rock paintings -- Australia.
Australia -- Antiquities.
Author Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979.
Australian Museum. Trustees
LC no. 59024977