'Physical (continued) 3'

Full title reads: 'Physical (continued) 3: flood, ice, lightning, rain, snow, thunder, water'.

The cards compiled in this box relate to Tindale's concern with using vocabulary to map distributional patterns of cultural and natural phenomena across Australia. Header cards include: Clouds; Floods; Ice; Lightning; Thunder; Rain; Rainbow; Seasons; Snow and Frost; Water. The cards are drawn mostly from published literature sources with some from Tindale's manuscript materials.

Note that filed under 'Water' is a page of notes on lexical distribution and a map of Australia showing distribution of Aboriginal words for 'water' c.1926/7 (as dated by Tindale).

CreatorDr Norman Barnett Tindale
ControlAA 338/7/1/39
Date Range1921  -  1991
Quantity 16.5cm,   1   shoebox, approx. 22.5 cm of cards
Series AA338/07