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Slide - Skua Chicks, Macquarie Island, Tasmania, 1959 Reg. No: MM 15320
- 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:
- Gentleman dressed in blue pants, brown zippered jacket and beret crouched down on ground holding two chicks in his hands. One bird on the ground in the background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Paul Black, 2012
|Dimensions:||50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic research, birds|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: Skua Chicks, 144
Printed: Made in Australia
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Photographer:||Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Victoria, Australia|
|Commissioned By:||National Museum of Victoria|
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