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.

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.

Physical Description

35mm transparency in mount.

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