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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Short Form
Florek, 1993, Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 17: 117–124
Author
Stan Florek
Year
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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