By Robert Mathews
Robert Hamilton Mathews (1841-1918), surveyor and anthropologist, was once born on 21 April 1841 at Narellan, New South Wales. As a surveyor in northern New South Wales Mathews had an unrivalled chance to watch the remnants of conventional Aboriginal lifestyles and customs in parts quickly beginning to payment; his interest quickly built into shut commentary and checklist. within the Nineties he first released his experiences, with paintings on Aboriginal rock artwork within the Singleton district.
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Ethnological Notes on the Aboriginal Tribes of New South Wales and Victoria. by Robert Mathews