A snapshot of the institute in 1939, as described by Macfarlane Burnet.

Miss Verney South, assistant biochemist appointed by the Royal Melbourne Hospital, in the Pathological laboratory of the institute's first building in Lonsdale Street. 1937-1939

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet provides a glimpse of institute life as it was in 1939.1

1 Burnet F (1971) Walter and Eliza Hall Institute 1915-1965. Carlton. Melbourne University Press.

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