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Slide - Catherine & Ian Black in Dairy Building, Newbury, Victoria, Mar 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 15328

This slide depicts Ian Black, Hope Macpherson's husband with their daughter Catherine in one of the Dairy sheds on their farm. 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:
Young child, a gentleman and dog sitting on ground inside new building under construction, made of concrete blocks, with an opening probably meant for a window through which tree trunks and foliage can be seen.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: families, dairying, 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: Dairy building March 1970
Printed: 14. Made in Australia, APR 70M
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Victoria, Australia, Mar 1970
Person Depicted: Catherine Black, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1970
Person Depicted: Ian Black, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1970

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