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Slide - Leonard Bay, Leonard Point & Norman Island, Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, 30 May 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 15236

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:
Shrubby vegetation and boulders in foreground looking across point of land jutting out into ocean with an island further out to sea.
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: Leonard Bay, Leonard Point & Norman Island, Wilsons Prom
30/V/1958
JHM
Printed: 4
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Leonard Bay, Wilson's Promontory, Victoria, Australia, 30 May 1958
Commissioned By: National Museum of Victoria

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