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National Library Treasures Dinner: Frank Hurley

April 27, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 am

Join Alasdair McGregor and Simon Nasht for a dinner discussion on the life and work of Frank Hurley, including his work in the Antarctic and his stunning visual archive of major events both at home and overseas.
The National Library has re-issued the book Frank Hurley: A Photographers Life, written by McGregor, portraying the life and career of Australia’s first internationally recognised photographer and highlighting the sacrifices and risks to obtain the ‘perfect’ photo.

Enjoy canapés upon arrival, followed by mains and dessert.

Alternate service
Canapés on Arrival
Hot smoked salmon, black caviar and crème fraîche blini
Goat cheese cheesecake with red onion jam (V)
Assorted sushi (VE, GFO, V)

Main Course
Seared salmon with asparagus, lemon beurre blanc, persille potatoes (GF)
Lamb backstrap with baked polenta, shiraz jus, wild mushrooms, green beans
Tomato and caramelised onion tarte tatin with whipped ricotta, rocket, lemon (vegetarian option, available on request)

Date brûlée tart with mascarpone crème (V)
Meringue roulade with chocolate rum mousse and toasted almonds (GF, V)

(GF) Gluten free
(GFO) Gluten free option
(V) Vegetarian
(VE) Vegan


April 27, 2019
4:00 am - 7:00 am


National Library of Australia
Parkes Place
Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia
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+61 (0)2 6262 1111
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