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Biographical entry Hurley, Frank James Francis

Born
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer and Photographer

Summary

Frank James Hurley was the official photographer to the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14, to the British Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17, and to the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Angus & Robertson - Records, 1824 - 1933, ML MSS 314; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Frank James Francis Hurley - Records, 1912 - 1962, MS 883; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

South Australian Museum Archives

  • Frank James Francis Hurley - Records, 1912 - 1914; South Australian Museum Archives. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Ennis, Helen, Frank Hurley's Antarctica, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2010, 148 pp. Details
  • McGregor, Alasdair, Frank Hurley: a Photographer's Life, Viking/Penguin Australia, Camberwell (Vic.), 2004, 460 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Mundy, Robyn, 'Writing with Light: a Photographer's Vision: Frank Hurley and the 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition', Polar Journal, vol. 4, 2014, pp. 127-49. Details
  • Mundy, Robyn, 'Pioneering Antarctic Photography: Herbert Ponting and Frank Hurley', Polar Journal, vol. 4, 2014, pp. 389-406. Details

Newspaper Articles

Reviews

  • Hince, Bernadette, review of McGregor, Alasdair, Frank Hurley: a Photographer's Life (2004), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 17, no. 2, 2006, pp. 297-298. Details

Seminar Papers

  • McGregor, Alasdair, 'Frank Hurley: Photographing for science', in given in The Discovery Room, Australian Museum, Tuesday 6pm, Australian Science History Club, Sydney, 12 October 2005. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.