Captain Frank Hurley, Official Australian Photographer, in an aircraft fitted with two cameras ...

Unit 1st Australian Machine Gun Battalion
Accession Number P03137.010
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made February 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Captain Frank Hurley, Official Australian Photographer, in an aircraft fitted with two cameras mounted on the body. Captain Ross Macpherson Smith sits in the cockpit. The original caption reads: Capt Hurley Aussie Official "Movie King" in Palestine. The largest camera, closest to the photographer is probably a movie camera.