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Frank Hurley

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Frank Hurley's Biography

James Francis "Frank" Hurley, OBE (15 October 1885 – 16 January 1962) was an Australian photographer and adventurer. He participated in a number of expeditions to Antarctica and served as an official photographer with Australian forces during both world wars.

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Frank Hurley News Stories

  • Alan Davies, State Library photographic curator, in photo finish

      News Source: The Age | 1 month ago
    Using his Herald research, he identified the oldest known surviving photo taken in Australia. It was the 1845 daguerreotype of Dr William Bland (an ex-convict and surgeon) done by George Goodman, a photographer with ''a cash register for a brain''...
  • Bond Street Bridge blog: The Wreck Of The Endurance

      News Source: New Zealand Herald | 9 months ago
    It was ninety-nine years ago that Sir Ernest Shackleton, that titan of high latitudes, embarked on what has become known as the last great expedition of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. In 1914, as the world exploded into war, Shackleton
  • Letters

      News Source: London Review of Books | over 1 year ago
    If the Savile story turns out to involve a great conspiracy,' he writes, it will be a conspiracy that the whole country had a part in. There will always be a certain amount of embarrassment about Savile, not because we didn't know but because we did.'

Frank Hurley Blogs

  • Frank Hurley's Photos « Redtree Times

      Blog Source: | 2 years ago
    The photographer was Frank Hurley and doing a quick search revealed an amazing life of a man from Australia who documented with his camera some of the most storied explorations into Antarctica and both World Wars. This being Memorial ...
  • Wildland Fire Leadership: "By Endurance We Conquer"...

      Blog Source: | 2 years ago
    (Panorama view of South Georgia Island, Frank Hurley photo from Shackleton's book South, The Encyclopedia of Earth website). Part 9 of our series sees Shackleton and the James Caird crew encounter more challenges before reaching the ...
  • June 2-8: Including Shackleton's Captain and the Diamond ...

      Blog Source: | 2 years ago
    Director Leanne Pooley, who co-wrote the docudrama, uses interviews with experts, dramatisations of the events, and some of the amazing film and photographs taken by Australian adventurer Frank Hurley. Shackleton was a good PR man, ...

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