This is one of Joseph Lycett's watercolour paintings of aboriginals in Australia in the early years of the 19th century. Go to the National Library of Australia and look at some of his other paintings. Now put down your responses to the following questions and add a comment.

What conclusions can we draw about the life of aboriginals in Australia based on these paintings? Which is your favourite and why? What other information would you like to discover? What sources would be valuable to a historian examining aboriginal society and culture in the early years of the 19th century? (Mr. Morgan)