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Slide - Barnacles On Pumice, Buckles Bay, Macquarie Island, Tasmania, 1964 Reg. No: MM 15362
- 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:
- Clump of barnacles with wooden ruler at bottom of image.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Paul Black, 2012
|Dimensions:||50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic research, sea creatures|
|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 blue ink: Barnacles on pumice Mac. Is. 1964, Buckleys Bay, Roll 1
Printed red ink 31, APR 54M
Printed orange ink: Made in Australia
Verso - printed red and yellow ink: Kodachrome Transparency Processed by Kodak
|Format:||Slide: Colour; 35 mm|
|Photographer:||Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia, 1964|
|Commissioned By:||National Museum of Victoria|
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