Field Trip to Examine Rock Art Sites in Western Australia

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Editor: Colin Pearson
Held in Western Australia, September 1977, the main topics of the conference were as follows:
Management of rock art sites
Recording of rock art sites
Deterioration of rock art
Techniques for assessing deterioration of rock art
Conservation and restoration of rock art
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Field Trip to Examine Rock Art Sites in Western Australia

Paper Author:

Anon.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 104-112 Abstract Describes the field trip undertaken by delegates, following the one day seminar in Perth. Delegates participated in a 10-day field trip, examining rock paintings, engravings and stone arrangements, discussing conservation problems on-site. The […]

The role of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

Paper Author:

Dix, W.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 3-5 Abstract The Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies has supported, among many of its activities, the recording and conservation of rock art in Australia since 1973. This has mainly been in the form of grants […]

Rock art: protection and development

Paper Author:

Smits, L.G.A.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 99-101 Abstract Discusses the human factor in the conservation of rock art. At least four factors relate to the amount of damage done by man: accessibility, publicity, population density and standard of living. The particular […]

A review: the lichen role in rock art - dating, deterioration and control

Paper Author:

Florian, Mary Lou E.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 95-98 Abstract Describes the role of lichens in rock art, including the deterioration they cause and the question of their removal with reference to damage of rock surface, aesthetic considerations and the type of lichen […]

Conservation and restoration of painting and engraving sites in Western Australia

Paper Author:

Clarke, J.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 89-94 Abstract Describes the techniques which have been used in the conservation and restoration of rock art sites in Western Australia, and covers the removal of graffiti from both engravings and paintings, the cleaning of […]

Prehistoric cave art in Bhimbetka, Central India

Paper Author:

Misra, V.N.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 69-70 28 Abstract Describes the work of the Archaeological Survey of India in preserving and documenting rock art sites in Central India. A description of the rock art sites is given, including their content, style, […]

The Aboriginal Sites Department, Western Australian Museum

Paper Author:

Wright, J

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), p.6 Abstract A short note on the functions of the Aborginal Sites Museum, including site recording, site protection, training and public education.  

Rock art conservation in South Africa

Paper Author:

Avery, G.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 66-68 Abstract Rock art conservation in South Africa has seen a significant change from an essentially intuitive approach to a scientific investigation. This paper describes the work being undertaken by members of the National Building […]

Deterioration analysis of rock art sites

Paper Author:

Clarke, J.

Year:

1977
Conservation of Rock Art. Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Conservation of Rock Art, Perth, September 1977 (1978), pp. 54-63 Abstract Discusses the various techniques used to establish the causes of rock art deterioration. The first group of techniques is used to establish site parameters and includes photographic recording, petrographic analysis of the rock […]
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