... 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.
|Author||:||Michael Barry Davis|
|Publisher||:||Australian Scholary Publishing - 2007-10-01|