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Slide - Alan Hodge, Gelantipy, Victoria, Jan 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 15215

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:
A gentleman in trousers, shirt and hat holding hand of young child dressed in sandals, shorts and shirt, standing on dirt road with fenced grassland on the other side of road and hills in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic research, fieldwork, working life
Themes this item is part of: Hope Black nee Macpherson, Curator of Molluscs (1919 - )
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: staff
Inscriptions: Handwritten: Alan Hodge
Gelantipy
1-1959
Printed: 18, BCA23072
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Gelantipy, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1959
Commissioned By: National Museum of Victoria
Person Depicted: Alan Hodge, Jan 1959

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