Pearl diver collecting shells from the beds of Torres Strait, Queensland / Frank Hurley

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Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962


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    michaeldonovan22

    • 13/Apr/2016 00:33:02

    The Frank Hurley of Shackleton's expedition?

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    • 26/Jul/2016 22:47:18

    I love this picture, used it at my site www.stillwaters.at and I colored it - hope you like it?!

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    spelio

    • 24/Sep/2016 14:08:02

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjdonovan] YES! It reminds me of this poem from school.. "Full Fathom Five" is the second stanza of "Ariel's song",[1] better known than the first, and often presented alone. It implicitly addresses Ferdinand, who with his father has just gone through a shipwreck in which the father supposedly drowned. It is the origin of the identically worded catchphrase, which means "at a depth of five fathoms [of water]", and thus, in most evocations, drowned and lost as the father is. Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes; Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong. Hark! now I hear them — Ding-dong, bell. see.. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariel%27s_Song