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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 Prehistoric Arts, Manufactures, Works, Weapons, Etc., of the Aborigines ...

Ethnology - 1897 - 172 pages
...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...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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Eaglehawk and crow: a study of the Australian aborigines, including an ...

John Mathew - Australian languages - 1899 - 288 pages
...Cunningham, June 23, 1821, when he accompanied the King's Survey Expedition. "They were executed upon a ground of red ochre (rubbed on the black schistus),...paste." They represented " tolerable figures of sharks, turtles," &c. Besides being outlined by the dots, " the figures were dotted all over with the same...
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Queensland Geographical Journal: Including the Proceedings of ..., Volumes 5-10

Australasia - 1889
...They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, rubbed on the black schistus forming the cave walls, and were delineated by dots of a white argillaceous...tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, trepang, starfish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds, and some quadrupeds which were probably intended to...
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North Queensland Ethnography: Bulletin, Issues 1-8

1901
...curious drawings were observed, which deserve to be particularly described : they were executed upon a ground of red ochre (rubbed on the black schistus), and were deliueated by dots of a white argillaceous earth, which had been worked up into a paste. They represented...
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Totemism and Exogamy

James George Frazer, Sir Jame Frazer - Social Science - 2000 - 2800 pages
...above the water : for the next 10 feet there is a hori2ontal stratum of black schistose rock, which is of so soft a consistence, that the weather had excavated...represented tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, li2ards (of which I saw several small ones among the rocks), trepang, star-fish, clubs, canoes, water-gourds,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 28; Volume 46

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1827
...curious drawings were observed, which deserve to be particularly described. They were executed upon a ground of red ochre, (rubbed on the black schistus,)...earth, which had been worked up into a paste. They represent-, ed tolerable figures of sharks, porpoises, turtles, lizards, (of which 1 saw several small...
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