Writing heritage

Writing heritage

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... have never met with, until now, such large drawings of animals on sheets of bark, as those I now place before the Society. I have indeed seen even larger sheets of the same material, but these were ornamented by the natives with angular figures ... and yellow clay, and a colouring matter, which is obtained from the inside of lumps of ironstone, similar to that used in former ... The sense of curiosity about Aboriginal culture evident in Coxa#39;s account occurred in many writings of this era.

Title:Writing heritage
Author:Michael Barry Davis
Publisher:Australian Scholary Publishing - 2007-10-01


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