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Author Brandl, E. J. (Eric Joseph), -1974.

Title Australian Aboriginal paintings in western and central Arnhem Land : temporal sequences and elements of style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek art / E.J. Brandl
Published Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1973

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  709.011 Bra  AVAILABLE
Description 214 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps, plates (1 color) ; 37 cm
regular print
Series Australian Aboriginal studies ; no. 52
Prehistory and material culture series ; no. 9
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Australian Aboriginal studies ; no. 52
Prehistory and material culture series ; no. 9
Australian aboriginal studies ; no. 52
Summary p.1-36; Brief outline of country in Deaf Adder Creek & Cadell River area, first alien contacts, rock art as records of the past (present impossibility of dating), later alien visitors; Cadell River - lists locations with brief descriptions, figures 6-12 & bark paintings showing X - ray styles, figures 1374, types of brush, storage of clay pigment, mural painted at Bamyili, sacred Maraian objects; p.3770; Aboriginal (Ngalgbon/Rembarnga) informants biographical information; figures 75-155, including comparative styles of boomerangs & spears depicted, depiction of footprints; p.71-104; Data collection and processing (conversion of field drawings to line drawings, methods of obtaining meanings from informants; figures 156-241; p.105-164; Painting materials, pigments and techniques (bark, brushes, fixatives, pigments - names, sources, other colours, ritual classification), plates I-LIV; p.165-170; Conventions of style (Mimi art associated with the past); perspective, symbolic representations; main styles, characteristics of 1) Mimi art, 2) X - ray art, attempt to classify art into 4 types; p.171178; Temporal sequences, lack of reliable dating methods, relative age, changes in symbolistic representation, early Mimi art, late Mimi art, transition from Mimi art to X - ray art; p.179-182; Spirit beings & mytho - totemic motifs; p.183-187; Cadell River art - places and affinities, phases of style, general description of the area & the site locations, similarities in style with Kimberley art; p.188-205; Documentation for plates & text figures; p.206-207; Glossary of Aboriginal terms (mainly Djauan, Gunwinggu, Maielli, Ngalgbon, Rembarnga & Tiwi)
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Antiquities Australia Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Arnhem Land (N.T.) Antiquities
Painting, Aboriginal Australian Australia Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Rock paintings Australia Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians - Art
Aboriginal Australians - Northern Territory
Aborigines. Rock paintings & bark paintings. Northern Territory. Cadell River region & Deaf Adder Creek region. Illustrations
Art - Art motifs - Track and footprint
Art - Art motifs - X-Ray
Art - Mural and street art
Art - Painting - Bark
Art - Rock art - Dating and attribution
Art - Rock art - Painting
Art - Subjects - Dynamic figures / Mimi
Barunga / Bamyili (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)
Cadell River (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)
Deaf Adder Creek / Gorge (Kakadu, NT SD53-05)
Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku language (N65) (NT SD53-02)
Gunwinggu / Gunwinygu / Kunwinjku people (N65) (NT SD53-02)
Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)
Language - Vocabulary
Mayali / Mayawarli people (N44) (NT SD53-01)
Ngalkbun people (N76) (NT SD53-06)
Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects
Religion - Totemism
Rembarrnga people (N73) (NT SD53-06)
Rock Paintings - Arnhem Land
Settlement and contacts - Explorers
Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians
Stories and motifs - Mythological beings
Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)
Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)
Weapons - Boomerangs
Weapons - Spears
West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Notes Includes glossary
Index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 208-209
Event 1973
Notes BF copy 2 -donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Art
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Art.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Art -- Pictorial works
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Deaf Adder Creek Region -- Art
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Deaf Adder Creek district -- Art
Aboriginal Australians -- Art.
Aboriginal Australians -- Deaf Adder Creek district, Northern Territory -- Art
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Pictorial works.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Deaf Adder Creek Region
Painting -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian.
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Art.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 74160160
ISBN 0855750294