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Slide - Buchan River Valley, Victoria, Jan 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 15210

Summary:
This slide forms part of a much larger collection of images from the life and career of Hope Macpherson Black. They document her famous research trips to Macquarie Island as part of the first team of women permitted to research in the Antarctic. Other images document her earlier expeditions around Australia and her wedding in 1965, which under the Marriage Bar at the time required her to resign her position at the peak of her career. Finally a number of images capture her latter career as a science teacher.
Description:
35mm transparency in mount.
Description Of Content:
Rural scene of rolling hills with farm settlement. Grass, trees and fence in foreground, settlement buildings in middle ground, and hills densely covered with trees in background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: antarctic research
Themes this item is part of: Hope Black nee Macpherson, Curator of Molluscs (1919 - ), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: staff
Inscriptions: Handwritten: Buchan River Valley
1-1959
Printed: 13
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Buchan River Valley, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1959
Commissioned By: National Museum of Victoria

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