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Slide - Expedition, Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, 1952 Reg. No: MM 15271
- 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 across sandy beach to waves on the ocean and other land formations. Lady wearing red beret in foreground and another person walking away from the camera to the left of image.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Paul Black, 2012
|Dimensions:||50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Photographer:||Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Wilson's 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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