From Bulletin 10 of 2020.

Frank Hurley, the famous photographer and film-maker, was born in Glebe in 1885. He participated in a number of expeditions to Antarctica and was official photographer during the two world wars, and made expeditions to Papua during the 1920s. (Read more about Hurley and the Glebe connection elsewhere on our website).

If you are interested in Frank Hurley, you may like to watch the online presentation about his life and work organised by the Local History people at Woollahra Municipal Council. The speaker is Alasdair McGregor who wrote the biography, Frank Hurley: a photographer’s extraordinary life.

A screenshot from the presentation by Alasdair McGregor on Frank Hurley (image: