Douglas Mawson: Behind the legend

Posted on: Mon 29 Oct 2018

Sir Douglas Mawson’s great grand-daughter, Emma McEwin, joins us for a delightful insight into Mawson the academic, geologist, Antarctic explorer, and family man. His Antarctic explorations overshadowed many of his other achievements.

This interview with Emma introduces us to his family and expands our knowledge of one of Australia’s greatest.

Interviewer Fiona White

McEwin, Emma, 2018, The Many Lives of Douglas Mawson,  Australian Scholarly Publishing


   Pacquita Mawson in a shawl.  Pacquita with their children Pat and Jessica   Photos provided by Emma McEwin and used with permission



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