Frank Hurley (1885-1962) - Unknown/ International Newsreel - (2x) Antartic explorers - 1925/19

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Frank Hurley (1885-1962) - Unknown/ International Newsreel - (2x) Antartic explorers - 1925/19
Stampa alla gelatina d'argento - Agenzia di stampa/timbro del giornale

2x press photos showing Antartic explorers in Cape Horn. One taken by Capt. Frank Hurley.
Both photos are in good condition with minor creases and scratches.

-Gelatin silver prints from International Newsreel
-Both vintage prints from 1925 and 1911
-Captions and press stamps on reverse
-First photo is 16 x 22cm
-Second photo is 20 x 25cm

Born in Australia, Hurley had a remarkable life. He spent more than four years in Antarctica in total, first as official photographer on Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition from 1911 to 1914.

From 1914 to 1917, Hurley photographed Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and was marooned on the ice with the rest of the 'Endurance' crew.

After rescue from the ice, Hurley became a war photographer in both World Wars, capturing many stunning battlefield scenes and risking his life to document the conflict.

Hurley's fascination with capturing images extended to moving pictures, and he is also known for filming Antarctic expeditions, war zones and the building of Sydney Harbour Bridge, along with making many documentary and feature films.

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Artista
Frank Hurley (1885-1962) - Unknown/ International Newsreel
Titolo dell'opera
(2x) Antartic explorers - 1925/19
Tecnica
Stampa alla gelatina d'argento
Firma
Agenzia di stampa/timbro del giornale
Condizioni
Buone condizioni
Stampa vintage
Dimensioni dell’immagine
16×22 cm
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