Australian aboriginal rock art.

by F. D. McCarthy

Publisher: Trustees of the Australian Museum in Sydney

Written in English
Published: Pages: 68 Downloads: 442
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  • Art, Primitive,
  • Cave paintings.,
  • Art -- Australia,
  • Australia -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementWith foreword by A.P. Elkin.
LC ClassificationsN5310 M22
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14804268M

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