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