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Frank Hurley : a photographer's life

Author: Alasdair McGregor
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Hurley was once a household name in Australia. Now most famous for his photographs of the Mawson and Shakleton expeditions, he was also a visual chronicler of many major events of the twentieth century and of a rapidly disappearing non-western world. He was the official photographer in two world wars, a pioneering documentary-maker, participant in early feats of aviation, and a cinematographer on major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frank Hurley; Frank Hurley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair McGregor
ISBN: 0670888958 9780670888955
OCLC Number: 57562048
Description: 460 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alasdair McGregor.

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Frank Hurley was once a household name in Australia. Now most famous for his photographs of the Mawson and Shakleton expeditions, he was also a visual chronicler of many major events of the twentieth century and of a rapidly disappearing non-western world. He was the official photographer in two world wars, a pioneering documentary-maker, participant in early feats of aviation, and a cinematographer on major Australian feature films of the 1930s.

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