Australian Museum Journal F. D. McCarthy’s string figures from Yirrkala: a museum perspective. In F.D. McCarthy, Commemorative Papers (Archaeology, Anthropology, Rock Art), ed. Jim Specht

Shortform:
Florek, 1993, Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 17: 117–124
Author(s):
Florek, Stan
Year published:
1993
Title:
F. D. McCarthy’s string figures from Yirrkala: a museum perspective. In F.D. McCarthy, Commemorative Papers (Archaeology, Anthropology, Rock Art), ed. Jim Specht
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement
Volume:
17
Start page:
117
End page:
124
DOI:
10.3853/j.0812-7387.17.1993.63
Language:
English
Date published:
27 May 1993
Cover date:
27 May 1993
ISBN:
ISBN 0-7310-0280-6
ISSN:
0812-7387
CODEN:
RAMSEZ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
ANTHROPOLOGY; AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM; CULTURE: INDIGENOUS; ETHNOGRAPHY
Digitized:
16 June 2009
Reference number:
63
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EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (98kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (1748kb PDF)

Abstract

In 1948 F.D. McCarthy collected 196 string figures in the course of the American-Australian Expedition to Arnhem Land. This paper presents an account of the current status of this collection, together with a catalogue to supplement McCarthys published data.

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