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Photographs of Ida Mann, presented as a display by Dorothy Potter at the Oxford Congress, c.1993, 1900-1983

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MS. Photogr. a. 40

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The photographs have been glued to two display boards with captions by Dorothy Potter. Some of the captions may be erroneous, and for this reason Potter's captions are given first, followed by a revised description. The photographs have been listed chronologically and are black and white unless specified otherwise. Comprises the following photographs:
  1. (fol. 1) '1900 - with her parents and brother Arthur', Arthur Mann (brother), holding the dog, Ellen Mann (mother), Frederick Mann (father) and Ida, 1900
  2. (fol. 2) '1903 - A school girl', Ida, aged nine, full length studio portrait, 1902
  3. (fol. 6) '1930 - Congress, Massy-Verrières', Ida (seated, centre) with colleagues, possibly attending a course run by Professor Vogt in Zurich, [c.1920]
  4. (fol. 25) '1927 - Consultant appointment, Moorfields Eye Hospital', Ida, head and shoulders, studio portrait, [c.1925]
  5. (fol. 5) '1928 - First visit to New York', Ida in front of the New York skyline, 1928
  6. (fol. 9) '1939 - Oxford Congress', Ida, [?1920s]
  7. (fol. 26) '1930 - Italian Holiday, Rapallo', Ida on holiday in Rapallo, Italy, 1930
  8. (fol. 7) [no caption] Ida (seated, centre) with colleagues in Budapest, [1937]
  9. (fol. 28) '1933- Budapest', Ida and colleague in Budapest, 1937
  10. (fol. 29) '1933 - Budapest', Ida in Budapest, 1937
  11. (fol. 27) '1937 - with colleague Madeline Giles in Finland', Ida and Madeline Giles on holiday in Finland, 1937
  12. (fol. 32) [no caption] Ida Mann and other male delegates at the 1st annual general meeting of the Ophthalmological Society of Australia, Melbourne, which she attended as a representative of the British Medical Association, 1939
  13. (fol. 31) [no caption] Ida at the inaugural meeting of the Ophthalmmological Society of Australia, Melbourne, 1939
  14. (fol. 8) '1939 - Wilson's Promontory, Australia after representing the OSUK and BMA at inaugural meeting of OSA', Ida camping on Wilsons promontory, Australia, after attending the inaugural meeting of the Ophthalmological Society of Australia, 1939
  15. (fol. 10) [no caption], Ida in Perth, Western Australia, 1952
  16. (fol. 11) '1951 - Perth, Western Australia with her husband Prof Wm Gye FRS', William Gye (husband) and Ida Mann, in their garden, Dalkeith, Perth, Australia, 1952
  17. (fol. 33) '1963 - Broome, Western Australi', Ida sitting cross-legged on top of a rock, Broome, Australia, 1963
  18. (fol. 30) '1964 - With Arthur Lim, Singapore', Ida, Arthur Lim and his daughter, Singapore, 1964
  19. (fol. 19) '1964 - At Adsett, her Busselton cottage with her friend, writer Mary Durack', Mary Durack and Ida Mann, Busselton, colour photograph, 1964
  20. (fol. 34) '1965 - Shih-Tze, South Taiwan', Ida (centre) with hospital staff, South Taiwan, 1965
  21. (fols. 13-16) 'Nuffield Laboratory 1966', four images of Ida, seated in the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Oxford, 1966
  22. (fols. 17-18) '1971 - Jerusalem', two images of Ida delivering a lecture in Jerusalem, 1971
  23. (fol. 20) '1973 - Malibrun, S. India, with colleague Sundarawalli', Ida and Sundarawalli in her home, Malibrun, India, colour photograph, 1973
  24. (fol. 22) '1980 - With Dame Mary Durack, leaving for her investiture', Ida and Mary Durack on the day she received her D.B.E., 1980
  25. (fol. 23) 'Dame of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, with Governer-General of W. Australia Sir Zelman Cohen', Zelman Cohen and Ida on receipt of her D.B.E., 1980
  26. (fol. 37) 'In her library', Ida at her desk, at home, Dalkeith, Perth, 1980
  27. (fol. 38) 'In her library', Ida at her desk, at home, Dalkeith, Perth, [c.1980]
  28. (fol. 39) 'In her library', Ida sitting in her study, at home, Dalkeith, Perth, [c.1980]
  29. (fol. 21) Ida and a friend looking at her book, 'Culture, Race, Climate and Eye Disease', [c.1980]
  30. (fol. 35) '1983 - Hon. D.Sc, Murdock University, W.A.', Ida receiving her honorary degree from Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, colour photograph, 30 Mar. 1983
  31. (fol. 36) '1983 - Hon. D.Sc, Murdock University, W.A.', Ida and friend on the receipt of her honorary degree from Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, colour photograph, 30 Mar. 1983
  32. (fol. 24) '1983 - In her library', Ida at home in her library, 1983
  33. (fol. 40) 'At her desk', Ida at her desk, at home, 1983
  34. (fol. 41) '1983 - At Mary Durack's', Ida at Mary Durack's home, colour photograph, 1983
  35. (fol. 42) '1983 - At Mary Durack's', Ida and friend at Mary Durack's home, colour photograph, 1983
  36. (fol. 43) '7.10.83 - Last Photograph', Ida and friend at Mary Durack's home, colour photograph, 1983
  37. (fol. 12) Ida receiving an award, n.d.
  38. (fol. 3) Ida's home, 56, Hobbs Avenue, Dalkeith, Perth, Australia, colour photograph, n.d.
  39. (fol. 4) address label in Ida's hand

Dates

  • 1900-1983

Extent

42 items

Shelfmark

MS. Photogr. a. 40

Related Materials

A loose description by Anthony Bron has been placed in MS. Eng. c. 7894, fol. 17.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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