Summary

In this image Catherine Black, daughter of Hope Macpherson Black is restingon the steps of the house on thier dairy 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.

Description of Content

Young girl sitting on bottom step of short flight of steps leading to a door. Dense green foliage one side of steps, wall of building on the other.

Physical Description

35mm transparency in mount.

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