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Slide - Catherine Black & Hope Macpherson Black Picnicking Near Young, New South Wales, Feb 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 15307

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.

Catherine Black and her mother Hope Macpherson Black enjoy a family picnic.
35mm transparency in mount.
Description Of Content:
Woman and young girl sitting at picnic table eating lunch. Car and folded card table in background. Brown thermos in foreground on table.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: families, recreation activities, picnics picnicking, 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: Handwritten: Picnicing (sic) near Young, Catherine & Hope
Printed: 7, Made in Australia, FEB 70M7
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Person Depicted: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Young, New South Wales, Australia, Feb 1970

Date taken from date stamp on slide.
Person Depicted: Catherine Black, Feb 1970

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