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    AUSTRAL---....... MUSEU MAGAZINE

    Vol. XI. No. 4 Price- TWQ SHILLINGS

    T oradja House, Southern C e le b es .

    Re~ililered al lbe ~eneral Post Office. Sydney. for lran~mlb810n uy poot as a periodical.

  • THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM HYDE PARK, SYDNEY

    BOARD OF TRU S TEES PRESIDENT:

    ll. B. M AT IIEWS, B.A.

    CROWN THUSTEE: JI. B. M!AT HEWS, B.A.

    O F FICIAL TRUST EES: TTIE liON. THE CH!EF J USTLCE.

    l"IIE liON. THE PHESJDENT OF THE LEG IS LAT I VE COUi'\C lL. T HE HO ' THE COLO IAL SECRETARY.

    T ilE IIOJ . THE ATTORt EY G EN ER AL. T HE HON. T H E C OLONIAL TREASUHEH.

    TilE 110 1, TH E SECR ETARY FOH P UB L IC WORKS. THE !ION. T HE 1-.IINIST !ER OF P UBLI C INSTR UCTION .

    THE A U DJTOH-CENERAL. THE PRESIDENT OF TH E EW SO UT H WALES MEDlCAL BOAHD.

    THE S URVEYOH-CEt EHA L AND CllTEF S UR VEYOR. THE CHOW SOLlC lTOR.

    E L ECTIVE TRUSTEES:

    PHOF. A. N. St. C . BURKITT, ~!.B ., B.S::. FHA~K H. S PE~CEH.

    R. J. N OBLE, M.Sc., B.Sc. (A$;r. ), Ph.D. 1!:. J. KE ' Y, M.Aust. J.M.M.

    0. C. \'!CKEHY. B.E., ~f.T. E. (Aust. ). \VALLACE C. vVUHT H, C.l\ t.G., LL.B. PHOF. A. P. ELK!N, 1\I.A., Ph.D. F. 1\kDOW ELL.

    F . L. S. BELL. M.A. , F.H.A. I. FRA NK vV. 1-1 ILL. G. A. JOII!':SON. l'ROF. P. D. F. M UHHAY, ~f. A. , D.Sc.

    DIRECTOR: A. B. W A LKOM , D.Sc.

    Assis tant to the Direc tor: J. H. KlNCllOHN , C.M.Z.S.

    SCIENTIFIC STAFF : Birds. lkptiles and Amphibians: J. H. KlNGHOH N, C .M.Z.S., Cu r

  • THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM MAGAZINE

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  • The sides and ends of the T oradja house arc decorated with intnca tc and attrac t1vdy painted carving. f-ighting cocks and water-buff aloes are featured in the moll \CS.

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    T H E A {L(S~ - R A L I A N MUSE U M~l\t( '' l GAZ IN E Puulishcrl by lltr .. t usfrrtlia n .1/ useum - ( 'olleoe J lrecl. A 'yd ney

    f~tlitor : A . B. \\'alkom D.l-k . 1\ nnual ~ubsr 1ipti on , Po:t Prce, / 6

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    A Toradja House By F. D. McCARTHY.

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    'L'hr T01ad.i

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    nul~ ~mall fish and ~quid. so th

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    Aboriginal Rock-Paintings of the South Coast

    By WI LLIAM H. KINS ELA.

    T !I I ~ Hl'th

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    H a"mg c rossed eight mdes o f A"on Dam. the launch lands our party a t th~ scte of the first rock-pamtings

    Inspected.

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    Paintings, care fully re touched on the print by the author, in the main gallery al Avon D am.

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    A botc.- Another group a t Avon Dam. with the re-markable side-view silhouette o f a hunter speanng kanga roos. This is not retouched.

    Right. - 1 he author's scale drawmg of the above group.

    Sottwwhr~t cttriott..,l,,. tlu pit! Ill'(' that r p\idPtH'l' of o

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    Marine Stingers By ELIZABETH C. POPE, M.Sc.

    P I'HL It'll gnatl.' :--timulatl'd sitll't' the had outhnak ol' .Hiyfh,lt sting:-: in ~t'\\' ~outh Wa lts in .1 nrttlitl'.' I !J;):~. .. \ It lioug-lt s

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  • lttr!'d this speti(s 111 st'\'t3 rctl i llustn1tion:-; in h il-. hNtnt i ful \\'Ork on l11e U rect t Banirr 1\ ec r.

    T\\'o f'urtlwr hydl'ozonn nnirnals with llttst ~ stings a 1'

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    Bal i: Emerald Gem of the lndies, I By FREDERICK D . McCART HY.

    B.\ L I is ., magtwf 1 o the ton rist. and form~ t ill'

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    network of st 1ings hun:.t with Jc.n,es

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    The Mysterious Hai rtai I By G. P. WH ITLEY.

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  • The origanal Australian Ha1rta.l, Tric/1iuru~ coxii. from Broken B ay, ew South Wales. From T own and Country j ou rnal .. , Sydney, I 5 October. 1837.

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    The Ku rrajong Its History and Natural History,

    By A . MUSGRA Y E.

    THE Km-rajong distriC't, l~ inp: !-;On~e +S miles north-\\cst of S.nlne). ts perltavs best !mown to most PN>rle

    l'o1 its c-itnu; orc-hards. the fin e \'i

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    On October 6, J

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    who IH'lnn!!c'd to than l'hildish IH'tl'aclillos. ~lct11.' \\' l' l'l' politi

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  • Films at the Museum By PA TRICIA M. McDONALD, B.Sc., Dip.Ed.

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    ('clll n o w cx11minc t lw ('Xh il1its, l'I'se tT:d ion of r'onst :tn:s and the animals th:tl lirt in thl'lll. )

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    Land of flt c Lottlf / )(1!1. C'o lnur. f'out'l'l'S\' of ('anadian (;1)\'l' t'llllh'nt. (.\n out>'htndiug- fi \1;1 Oil tltt life of the Esl\imos. )

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    ,..l'l ' l ' To Hoam. (:;.;('l'll l'S of many animals in a tt;e tioua I pal'lc)

    r:.ronsf oj' 1111 (;rcu;s[onds. ('olCJlll'. ( 'I'll(' lifn ', . ~li'l' ll ,J .\Xl1.\RY.

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