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Last NameHurley    
Given NameJames Francis / Frank    
alt. NamesJ. F. H. ; Frank Hurley ;    
MarriageAntoinette Rosalind Leighton, in April 1918, daughter of an Indian Army officer    
Childrenson and three daughters    
Year born1885 in Glebe, Australia    
Year died1962    
Place of deathSydney    
Father's occupationthird of five children to parents Edward Hurley, Lancashire-born printer and trade union official,& Margaret Hurley,née Bouffier, of French descent     
EducationF.H. was raised in Glebe, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, worked in Lithgow steel mill, attended local techni.school & science lectures at Univ.Sydney    
Country of ActivityAustralia    
Worked forDouglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 ; Ernest Shackleton's 2nd Antarctis expedition 1914-16 ; film-expeditions to Torres Strait Islands & Papua-New Guinea 1920-23 ;    
PatronageAustralian Imperial Force (as official photographer w. rank: honorary captain)    
Collaboratorspioneer aviator (Sir) Ross Smith on the final leg of the historic flight from England to Australia, filming Australia from the air ;    
Techniquesnatural and landscape documentary photography and film-making, esp. accompanying expeditions    
Sample(s)http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Frank_Hurley?uselang=de ; www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/features/endurance/    
Archival sourcesGuide to his Papers in the National Library of Australia:http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms883 ; in State Libr.: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx    
Published sourcesF. Legg & Antoinette Hurley: Once More on My Adventure (Sydney 1966) ; A. F. Pike in Australian Dictionary of Biography 9 (1983) ; L. Bickel: In Search of Frank Hurley (Melboune 1980) ;    
otherAlso known as war photographer & documentary photographer of landscapes; on his films see www.imdb.com/name/nm0403439/.    

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