Bradshaw Art of the Kimberley by Grahame Walsh (Hardback, ) for sale online | eBayLimited First Ed. As new. Binding remains perfectly secure; text clean. Large Oblong 8vo. The diversity of maps, photographs, rock art silhouettes and drawings show a remarkable degree of coherence in being displayed within the text. Creative use of backgrounds allows the images to stand alone, where appropriate, as works of art. The quality of the photography is superb.
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Aboriginal art books cover a wide range of topics and regions. Below and on the following pages is a careful selection of the best books currently available. These include surveys of contemporary Aboriginal art and culture, overviews of art from different regions of Australia or by particular artists and accounts of rock art and Australian prehistory. Prices are in Australian dollars and do not include postage or local taxes apart from Australian GST which is included in the Australian price or customs duty. Books are sent by airmail to destinations outside Australia; please contact us if you wish us to use surface mail to North America or Europe in order to save on delivery charges. Roberto Soto General December 16, December 16,
This is no ordinary resource: It includes a fictional story, quizzes, crosswords and even a treasure hunt. Show me how No, thank you. Bradshaw, or Gwion rock art, are sophisticated paintings dotted across approximately , sites spread over an area of 50, square kilometres  about the size of Costa Rica in Central America, or Slovakia in Europe. They are thought to be at least 17,, perhaps more than 25, years old. Compare this to the famed Egyptian hieroglyphs which are a mere 5, years old. Today the Ngarinyin people of the Kimberley are the custodians of this art form.
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Synthetic leather with a colour plate mounted on the front cover; name-stamp with price and purchase date in ink near the bottom righthand corner of the title page; essentially an unused copy. An unparalleled 'visual record of ancient Kimberley rock art, dealing specifically with periods predating the Ice Age' - and an absolute rarity. Grahame Walsh died in , aged 62; an insight into the nature of the man and this book may be found in this extract from his obituary by Nicolas Rothwell, published in The Australian, 24 August It was in the Kimberley that Walsh 'encountered the two art traditions that would dominate his later years. The Bradshaw rock paintings are ancient and extend across an arc of the north Kimberley. They depict graceful figures engaged in display or hunt. The Wandjina paintings, much more recent, mark the last crescendo of Kimberley Aboriginal art.
First Edition. Virtually 'As New'. Large Oblong 8vo. Decorated Endpapers. Printed on matt Italian paper in an edition of copies. An outstanding aspect of the Bradshaw Gwion Gwion rock art is its sheer beauty.
Last week Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm was widely reported as suggesting that people other than Aboriginal Australians may have occupied the Australian continent in the past. Now there is a very strong sense of deja vu here because this very issue was at the centre of a widely reported and politically fuelled stoush from the late s to mids, but back then within the context of Native Title. But following the publication of a book about the art in by amateur archaeologist Grahame Walsh the 19th Century view made a comeback. As he noted, there is very good evidence for cultural continuity between these paintings and recent art as documented for example by amateur archaeologist David Welch in More broadly, the science of human origins has moved a long way in the last two decades not the least because of big developments in genetic research. DNA shows clearly that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are directly descended from the earliest humans to have settled Australia, New Guinea and surrounding islands.