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The makers and making of Indigenous Australian museum collections / edited by Nicolas Peterson, Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby.
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D069.5/MAK/MAIN
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing,
2008.
xvi, 596 p. : ill., maps, ports ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references.
This volume of orginal essays brings together, for the first time histories of the making and the makers of most of the major indigenous Australian museum collections.
9780522855685 (pbk.);
https://library.australianmuseum.net.au//fullRecord.jsp?recno=47039
Machine derived contents note: Introduction 1 -- Nicolas Peterson, Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby -- Part I: Collecting in Its Institutional Context -- 1. Collections as Artefacts: The Making and Thinking of -- Anthropological Museum Collections 29 --
Leonn Satterthwait -- 2. Reflections in a Cracked Mirror: What Collections -- Representing 'Them' Can Say about 'Us' and the Role -- of Museum Collections 61 -- Richard Robins -- 3. An Ark of Aboriginal Relics: The Collecting Practices of -- Dr LP Winterbotham 76 -- Daniel Leo -- Part II: Collecting under the Influence of -- Evolutionism -- 4. Gentlemen Collectors: The Port Phillip District, 1835-1855 113 -- Elizabeth Willis -- 5. 'Annexing All I Can Lay Hands On': Baldwin Spencer as -- Ethnographic Collector 141 -- John Mulvaney -- 6. The Man Who Collected Everything: WE Roth 163 -- Kate Kahn -- 7. The Australian Aboriginal Collection and the Berlin -- Ethnological Museum 190 -- Janice Lally -- 8. Talking into the Wind: Collectors on the Cooper Creek, -- 1890-1910 206 -- Chris Nobbs -- 9. The Dynamics of the Collector-Curator Relationship: -- Interpreting Henry Hillier's Central Australian Collections 235 -- Ian Coates -- 10. 'Your Obedient Servant': The John Tunney Collection -- at the Western Australian Museum 255 -- Ross Chadwick -- 11. Professionals and Amateurs: Different Histories of -- Collecting in the National Ethnographic Collection 281 -- David Kaus -- Part III: Before It Is Too Late -- 12. The 'Idea behind the Artefact': Norman Tindale's -- Early Years as a Salvage Ethnographer 315 -- Philip Jones -- 13. The Reluctant Collector: Lloyd Warner 355 -- Louise Hamby -- 14. Tons and Tons of Valuable Material: The Donald Thomson -- Collection 387 -- Lindy Allen -- 15. Only Sticks and Bark: Ursula McConnel--Her Collecting -- and Collection 419 -- Anne Perusco -- 16. The Art of Collecting: Charles Pearcy Mountford 446 -- Sally May -- 17. Ethnographic and Archaeological Collections by -- FD McCarthy in the Australian Museum 472 -- Val Attenbrow -- Part IV: Transformed Collecting -- 18. 'I Did Not Set Out to Make a Collection': The Ronald and -- Catherine Berndt Collection at the Berndt Museum of -- Anthropology 511 -- John Stanton -- 19. 'The Woman with Men's Business': Helen Wurm 537 -- Margie West -- 20. Aesthete and Scholar: Two Complementary Influences on -- the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University -- ofVirginia 556 -- Margo Smith -- Contributors 580.
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