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

Full length view of woman wearing hat and coat over pink dress standing with a man dressed in suit with white flower in lapel. Carved wooden post of stair rail to the left of image, flight of stairs with patterned carpet in background.

Physical Description

35mm transparency in mount.

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