Museums and other institutions with string figure artefacts

- an inventory of string figures mounted on card, string figures on film, string figure photographs, and recordings of string figure songs

Compiled by Martin Probert

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Acknowledgement: I wish to thank Stan Florek for confirming a query in respect of the reference numbers. Mr Florek is the author of "F.D. McCarthy's String Figures from Yirrkala: a Museum Perspective", Records of the Australian Museum (1993) Supplement 17.

Yirrkala aborigine string figures (196) mounted on card/paper (Frederick D McCarthy collection)

Photographs (185) taken in Arnhem Land (Frederick D McCarthy collection)

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