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 monitor the remnants of conventional Aboriginal lifestyles and customs in components speedily beginning to cost; his interest quickly constructed into shut commentary and list. within the Nineties he first released his experiences, with paintings on Aboriginal rock paintings within the Singleton district.
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