Northern Territory

  • # 35512

    NAMATJIRA, Albert et al.

    Catalogue of Centralian Art

    Alice Springs : Battarbee Galleries, c. 1970. Octavo, folded card, 4pp, listing of 36 works by Rex Battarbee, Albert Namatjira, Enos, Gabriel, Oscar, Ewald, Keith and Maurice Namatjira, and other Aranda artists including Otto Pareroultja, Edwin Pareroultja, Reuben Pareroultja, Richard Moketarinja, Henoch Raberaba, Herbert Raberaba and Benjamin Landara, with short biographies; the catalogue also advertises …

  • # 35233

    BOWERS, Stephen et al.

    From the earth : contemporary indigenous ceramics from Alice Springs Pottery, Ernabella, Hermannsburg Potters and Tiwi Islands.

    Adelaide : JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated. Catalogue of an exhibition held at JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide, 13 December 2008 – 25 January 2009. Exhibition concept: Stephen Bowers; exhibition and catalogue development: Margaret Hancock. From the Earth is an investigation exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian ceramics …

  • # 35357

    GUTTERIDGE, Crispin; SCHRIEVER, Merryn; NICHOLLS, Lara; MOWAT, Fiona

    Deutscher and Hackett. Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art. Featuring significant works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye from the Delmore Collection. Melbourne, 27 March 2013.

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2013. Auction catalogue. Large quarto (280 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers (a few light marks to front), 144 pp; 100 lots, all illustrated in colour; index of artists; includes a Tommy McRae sketchbook, many important paintings by Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Arnhem Land bark paintings, and works by Paddy Bedford, …

  • # 35360

    GUTTERIDGE, Crispin; SCHRIEVER, Merryn; NICHOLLS, Lara; MOWAT, Fiona

    Deutscher and Hackett. Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art Auction. Melbourne, 4 April 2012.

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2012. Auction catalogue. Large quarto (280 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, 148 pp; 163 lots, all illustrated in colour; index of artists; includes 19th century artefacts, drawings by Tommy McRae, Arnhem Land bark paintings, and important works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Gordon Bennett, Jonathan Jones, Tracey Moffatt, Eileen Yaritja …

  • # 35315


    Sotheby’s. Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 9 July 2001.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2001. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 212; auction catalogue with 367 lots, most illustrated in colour, with index of artists; contains many important works including drawings by 19th century Victorian artists William Barak and Tommy McRae (both works are masterpieces), artefacts from the Darling River region of New …

  • # 34878

    SWEET, Samuel White, Captain (1825-1886)

    View of Port Darwin, near Palmerston, 1870.

    Albumen print photograph, 152 x 203 mm, laid down on its original mount of thin cream-coloured card with gilt border (ass issued); verso of mount with fully contemporary caption in pencil ‘Port Darwin’; the print is in very good condition, with a little fading at the bottom edge and some mottling in the negative at …

  • # 35241

    MARTIN, Edmond

    Battarbee and Namatjira

    Sydney : Giramondo, 2014. Large octavo, pictorial wrappers, pp. 341. Autobiography of Arrernte artist Albert Namatjira (1902-1959) and his mentor Rex Battarbee (1893-1973).

  • # 35120

    POIGNANT, Roslyn et al.

    Yolngu : Aboriginal cultures of North Australia

    Brighton [England] : Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery & Museums, [1988]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 67, illustrated. ‘Catalogue of items in Brighton exhibition; exhibition also includes items from Queensland such as bicornual basket from Cardwell district, and painted shields from northeastern Queensland.’ – Trove.

  • # 35154

    WELLS, Ann E.

    This is their dreaming. Legends of the panels of Aboriginal art in the Yirrkala Church

    Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 1971. Small quarto, illustrated cloth in illustrated dustjacket (light handling marks), pp. 76, illustrated, pale foxing to preliminaries. Traces the stories and culture of Arnhem Land contained in two large murals in the Yirrkala Church.

  • # 35021


    The Northern Territory

    Canberra : A. J. Arthur, 1961. Octavo, illustrated self wrappers, pp. 8, illustrated. Includes a section discussing the assimilation of Aborigines into the white population.

  • # 35018

    PITT, C.A.

    [NORTHERN TERRITORY] Magnificent views illustrating scenes along the North South Highway

    Cover title: Series of magnificent views illustrating scenes along the North South Highway, Northern Territory, Australia. Payneham, South Australia : C. A. Pitt, [c.1950]. Oblong quarto, pictorial limp wrappers, 16 pp, black and white photographic plates, a very good copy.

  • # 34486

    PINCHBECK, Cara (editor)

    Yirrkala drawings

    Edited by Cara Pinchbeck with essays by Andrew Blake, Howard Morphy and John Stanton. Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales in association with the University of Western Australia, [2013]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 176, illustrated. ‘In 1946–47 the senior ceremonial leaders of the Yirrkala region produced 365 vibrant crayon drawings on paper for …

  • # 34648

    DONALDSON, Mike and KENNEALLY, Kevin (editors)

    Rock art of the Kimberley

    Proceedings of the Kimberley Society Rock Art Seminar held at the University of Western Australia, Perth 10 September, 2005. Perth : Kimberley Society, 2007. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 158, illustrated. Contents : Introduction and overview of Kimberley rocka rt /​ Mike Donaldson Rock art as inspiration for contemporary Aboriginal painting /​ Donny Woolagoodja (with an …

  • # 34527

    WEBB, T. T.

    The Aborigines of East Arnhem Land, Australia.

    / Ninth Methodist Laymen’s Memorial Lecture delivered by T.T. Webb, Wesley Church, Monday 26th March 1934. [Melbourne] : Methodist Laymen’s Missionary Movement, [1934]. First edition. Octavo (210 x 140 mm), publisher’s printed brown wrappers, stapled; pp 39, map; scattered foxing.

  • # 34062

    WISEMAN, Judith Proctor

    Thomson time : Arnhem Land in the 1930s : a photographic essay

    Melbourne : Museum of Victoria, 1997. Quarto, boards in glassine dustjacket (tear with tape repair to head, edges rubbed), illustrated endpapers, pp. xvii, 94, illustrated. Photographs by anthropologist Donald Thomson. This is an insight into an important period of Australian history and the lives of Yolngu people of Arnhem Land in the 1930s. This was …

  • # 34439


    Six coloured views of Darwin, Northern Territory

    Payneham, S.A. : C. A. Pitt, circa 1960. Diecut wrappers containing six colour photographic postcards of Darwin, including the Airport, War Memorial, Smith Street, the Botanic Gardens etc.