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Author Etheridge, Robert, Junior, 1846-1920.

Title The dendroglyphs or "carved trees" of New South Wales / by R. Etheridge
Edition Facsimile reprint
Published Sydney : Dept. of Mines, 1918. Sydney : Sydney University Press, 2011
Sydney : Dept. of Mines, 1918. ; Sydney : Sydney University Press, 2011
Sydney : William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer
Sydney : William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer

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 MELB  736.409944 Eth/Doc  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 104 pages, 39 unnumbered leaves, 39 leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, 1 folded map, 1 portrait ; 31 cm
regular print
Series Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales : ethnological series ; no. 3
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of New South Wales. Ethnological series ; no. 3
Contents General remarks : introduction, brief history, classification, terminology, method of production -- Taphoglyphs (inhumation, "carved-trees", or grave-indicators) : object of the taphoglyphs; Non-decorative; How prepared; Sites - how situated; Number of taphoglyphs to an interment; Position in relation to individual graves; No trace of tree-worship; Not connected with worship of the dead; Design portrayed and compared; Comparison of motive with that of weapons and implements; Meaning of the designs on glyphs; Antiquity; Distribution: New South Wales; Victoria; South Australia; Queensland; Remarks on distribution -- Teleteglyphs, or bora-trees: Object of Teleteglyphs; Mode of preparation and size; Sites; Number to a site; Positions at a site; Designs portrayed; Explanation of the motive; Distribution; Remarks on distribution
Analysis Australian
Notes "This facsimile reprint published in 2011 with new cover, half-title page and reduced size map by Sydney University Press, in conjunction with the State Library of New South Wale"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Wood-carving
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Art, Primitive -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Art, Primitive.
Wood-carving -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Wood-carving, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales
New South Wales -- Antiquities.
Author Geological Survey of New South Wales.
State Library of New South Wales.
ISBN 9781920899769