Catherine Black was the only child of Hope Macpherson and Ian Black, seen here celebrating her 23rd birthday with family and friends.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.

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In foreground female wearing blue striped top holding a gift sitting at table set for a meal including a vase of pink flowers, with a male and female out of focus sitting in background at the table.

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35mm transparency in mount.

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