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Slide - Hope Macpherson on Wedding Day with Cluny Macpherson, Victoria, 2 Apr 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 15279

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.

Bride, Hope Macpherson, accompanied by her father, Cluny Macpherson, as they enter the church for Hope's marriage to Ian Black, whom she first met during one of her visits to Macquarie Island.
35mm transparency in mount.
Description Of Content:
Bride being escorted inside church by elderly gentleman dressed in a suit with carnation in lapel and grey tie. Leadlight window in background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic research, weddings, 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: Printed: Made in Australia
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Person Depicted: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Victoria, Australia, 2 Apr 1965
Person Depicted: Cluny Macpherson, 2 Apr 1965

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