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Slide - Martins Hill, Mt Norgate & Rodondo Island from Mt Oberon, Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, 31 May 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 15229

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:
Looking over ranges out to sea, with granite boulders and green shrubbery in foregound, mostly cloud covered hills in middle ground and an island in the sea 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, 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: Martin's Hill, Mt Norgate & Rodondo Island from Mt Oberton, Wilsons Prom
Printed: 15
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia, 31 May 1958
Commissioned By: National Museum of Victoria

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