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Slide - Two Ladies on Expedition to Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, 1952 Image Reg. No: MM 15269

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:
Two women appearing to be chatting to each other, dressed in coats and scarves sitting on a boulder overlooking the ocean and nearby land formations.
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
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia, 1952

Year picked up from Denver Museum of Natural History 1952 Annual Report found online.
Commissioned By: National Museum of Victoria

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