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Slide - Betty Hodge, Gelantipy, Victoria, Jan 1959 Reg. No: MM 15222
- 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.
- 35mm transparency in mount.
- Description Of Content:
- Lady wearing blue patterned dress and a blue patterned apron with scalloped edge, guiding young child on red tricycle along dirt road; hedge on right of image, hills in background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Paul Black, 2012
|Dimensions:||50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: Betty Hodge, Gelantipy, 1-1959
Printed: 19, 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:||Betty Hodge, Jan 1959|
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