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Artist Paints Aboriginal Legends

An artist paints Aboriginal motifs in murals and on silk using paints made from soil, rock and minerals.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 57 | Year : 1952 | Total Duration : 2.5 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Australian artist applies aboriginal art to murals and silks, Byron Mansill, mixing paint from soil, rock and minerals, grinding it into fine powder, using cactus juice to bind paint, painting Aboriginal motifs with feathers, painting mural for chalet in Kosciuszko and head scarf
Access No. 43311 | 2 mins 38 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |