Adam, Leonhard, 1891-1960. The abstract art of the Aranda

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The abstract art of the Aranda

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Anthropos -- Vol. 55

Published By: Original publisher Anthropos -- Vol. 55 Posieux (Freiburg): Anthropos-Institut. 1960. 345-354 p., 3 plates ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Leonhard Adam

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aranda (OI08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Decorative art (531); Representative art (532);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The article describes a painted rock wall at QUIURNPA and rock engravings near Temple Bar Creek, central Australia. Adam discusses the aesthetic issues of the paintings, rather than their social context. Some introductory general observations on Aranda art as a whole are given in the first section.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 40

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. oi08-040

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1955

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Art Historian-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Joan Steffens ; 1963

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Australia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aranda (Australian people)

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