Frank Hurley in the Middle East

National Library of Australia exhibition

A medium size exhibition currently at the National library of Australia (NLA) presents a selection of Frank Hurley’s middle east photographs from his time there during World War II.

The exhibition is open till 25 August 2019 and here’s a link to the NLA’s exhibition  page – click here.

Here’s a few photographs of the exhibition..














Pilgrimage: Hurley in the Middle East Curator Talk

The lifelong adventurer and famous photographer Frank Hurley travelled around the Middle East and North Africa from 1941 to 1946. His official mission was to Australian service members during the desert campaign of the Second World War.The talk will focus on how Hurley was entranced by the local cultures, architecture and landscape of the middle east and will be delivered by the NLA curator, Rosalind Clarke.

Posted by National Library of Australia on Tuesday, 12 March 2019

a link to the NLA talk on the exhibition

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