F. D. McCarthy’s string figures from Yirrkala: a museum perspective. In F.D. McCarthy, Commemorative Papers (Archaeology, Anthropology, Rock Art), ed. Jim Specht
In 1948 F.D. McCarthy collected 196 string figures in the course of the American-Australian Expedition to Arnhem Land. This paper presents an account of the current status of this collection, together with a catalogue to supplement McCarthys published data.