HerStory Archive

LAW, Nelle Isabel

Also known as: Nel Law, née Allan

Died: 6/1990

Special Achievements:

1960–61 - As the wife of the scientist and explorer Phillip Law, she was the first Australian women to set foot in Antarctica when she travelled with her husband to the Mawson Station.

Additional Information:

Australian artist, poet and diarist.


  • Image - Nel Law

    National Library of Australia

    Published Museum Victoria, 1959