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Born: James Francis Hurley 
Dates:  1885, 15 October - 1962, 16 January
Born:  Australia, Sydney, Glebe
Active:  Global
 
  
Australian photographer who accompanied many notable expeditions including that the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton (1914-1915), he was also a notable war photographer during both the First and Second World Wars.

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Frank Hurley
Frank Hurley with camera on ice in front of the bow of the trapped Endurance in the Weddell Sea, Shackleton expedition, 1915 
[Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917 (led by Ernest Shackleton on the "Endurance")] 
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Internet biographies

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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
 

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Frank Hurley 
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Frank Hurley.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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