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Slide - Yarra Glen Road Excursion, Glenbrook, Victoria, Jun 1977 Image Reg. No: MM 15253

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 white car and a red bus parked on gravel in bush with approximately seven people taking a tea break, indicated by thermos standing on ground near car. Bus showing TAYLFORTHS on its tour indicator sign at top.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic research, excursion trips, 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: Glen brook, Yarra Glen road excursion June 1977
Printed: 15 JUL 77M6
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Yarra Glen Road, Victoria, Australia, June 1977

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