Aboriginal Australian String Figures
22cm x 14cm.  pages, black and white illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.
Davidson collected these figures, mainly in WA, in the 1930s. Some 112 are illustrated and their creation described. This is a native art form now lost due to the inroads of TV- videos etc. a microcosm of our own cultural losses. Facsimile edition of Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Vol. 84, No. 6, 1941.
. New Book.
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