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" ... soft a consistence that the weather had excavated several tiers of galleries, upon the roof and sides of which some curious drawings were observed, which deserve to be particularly described. They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, rubbed on... "
Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-west and Western Australia ... - Page 260
by Sir George Grey - 1841 - 412 pages
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 10

Christianity - 1826
...curious drawings, which " were executed," says Mr. Cunningham, the botanist to the expedition, " upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schistus,)...tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepaug, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some quadrupeds, which were probably intended...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 10

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1826
...curious drawings, which " were executed," says Mr. Cunningham, the botanist to the expedition, " upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schistus,)...tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some quadrupeds, which were probably intended...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham - 1826
...curious drawings, which " were executed," says Mr. Cunningham, the botanist to the expedition, " upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schistus,)...argillaceous earth, which had been worked up into apaste.' They represented tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepang, star-fish,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1827
...particularly described. They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schist us,) and were delineated by dots of a white argillaceous...of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, (of which I taw several small ones among the rocks,) trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 1; Volume 6

Theology - 1829
...particularly described ; they were executed upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schistose,) and were delineated by dots of a white argillaceous...among the rocks) trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some quadrupeds, which were probably intended to represent kangaroos and dogs. The...
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The History of Discovery in Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand ..., Volume 1

William Howitt - Australia - 1865 - 461 pages
...upon a ground of red ochre, rubbed on the dark schistus, and then had delineated figures by dots of white argillaceous earth, which had been worked up...tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water gourds, and some quadrupeds, probaby intended to represent...
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The History of Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Part 1

Samuel Bennett - Australia - 1865 - 661 pages
...the figures were outlined by dots, and the objects further delineated by transverse lines or belts of white argillaceous earth, which had been worked up into a paste ; they represented with tolerable accuracy figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepang, star-fish, clubs,...
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Proceedings - Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South ..., Volumes 1-6

Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South Australian Branch - Australia - 1886
...particularly described. They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, rubbed on the black schist us, and were delineated by dots of a white argillaceous...small ones among the rocks), trepang, starfish, clubs, canoe*, water-gourds, and some quadiupeds, which were probably intended to represent kangaroos and...
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The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888: Compiled from State ...

Ernest Favenc - Australia - 1888 - 474 pages
...executed upon a ground of red ochre (rubbed on the black schistus), and were delineated by dots of white argillaceous earth, which had been worked up...of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards (of which I s aw several small ones among the rocks), trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some...
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The Prehistoric Arts, Manufactures, Works, Weapons, Etc., of the Aborigines ...

Thomas Worsnop - Aboriginal Australians - 1897 - 172 pages
...curious drawings were observed, which deserve to be particularly described. They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, rubbed on the black schistus,...among the rocks), trepang, starfish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some quadrupeds, which were probably intended to represent kangaroos and dogs. The...
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