Tribal and Ethnographic Art
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Armadale, Sotheby's Australia Pty Ltd, 2004. 'Other highlights from the auction include rare and important 19th century drawings by William Barak and Tommy McRae [and] a remarkable group of four ink drawings depicting a tribal battle by Victorian artist Tommy McRae' (from Klingender's introduction).
London, Thames and Hudson, 1992. 'In an explanation with ominous implications,' Easter Island, Earth Island' combines a wealth of new archaeological evidence, intriguing folk memories and the records of Captain Cook and other early explorers, to reveal how the island's decline may stem from ecological catastrophe' (from the blurb).
London, Serindia Publications, . The illustrations include those of landscape elements, flora and fauna, narrative subjects, cosmology, the ten syllables of the Kalachakra mantra, the possessions of the chakravartin, auspicious and peaceful symbols, ritual implements and weapons, wrathful attributes, offerings and ornaments, tormas and designs for ritual fire hearths.
Sydney, Oceanic Art Society/ Crawford House Publishing, 1998. Exhibition catalogue for the Oceanic Art Society's inaugural exhibition. Contributor's copy (see pages 14 and 65); a small sheaf of related ephemera is loosely inserted, including two invitations to the exhibition and two copies of the works displayed.
Belair, Crawford House Publishing Australia in association with Oceania Art Society, Sydney, 2005. The 'first comprehensive book of its kind and illustrates more than 100 types of shields from all culture areas of Melanesia that used such objects. Around 80 per cent of the shields illustrated have never before been.....