Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Slide - Hope Macpherson Black & Catherine Black, 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 15331

In this image Catherine Black is being cared for by her mother, Hope Macpherson Black.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:
Lady standing behind table leaning forward supporting baby dressed in white singlet and nappy sitting on white towel on table.
Very similar to image MM15301 however in this one baby looking to the left of image.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: families, baby care, babies, 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, 1966
Person Depicted: Catherine Black, Victoria, Australia, 1966

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.


This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No