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Slide - Hope Macpherson Collecting Samples, Notch, Elliston Harbour, South Australia, 1959 Reg. No: MM 15293
- 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:
- Woman bending over inspecting a specimen collected in container from rock pool with rock face in background.
- 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: Notch Elliston Harbour
Printed: 32, Made in Australia
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Elliston Harbour, South Australia, Australia|
|Commissioned By:||National Museum of Victoria|
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