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Slide - Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia, 1954 Reg. No: MM 15258
- 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:
- Panoramic view over land with sparse vegetation and rocky outcrop in foreground, looking out to sea and overcast sky. Vehicle on sand to left of image considerable distance away, post held by two supports in foreground and to the right of image.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Paul Black, 2012
|Dimensions:||50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: Cable Beach, Broome 1954
Printed: Mount Made in Australia, View from this side, 19
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Photographer:||Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Broome, Western Australia, Australia, 1954|
|Commissioned By:||National Museum of Victoria|
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