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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Portrait acquisition enquiries

Thank you for your offer to the National Portrait Gallery Collection and for the details you have provided. We will undertake an initial review of your offer and be in contact over the coming months. Should the Gallery wish to move forward with your offer as a proposed acquisition in the future we will advise you of this intention via email.

Please note that the Gallery’s acquisition process, which includes number of steps including the initial curatorial review, culminates in a formal submission of the proposed acquisition to the National Portrait Gallery Board. The due diligence undertaken at all stages does mean that the overall process may take up to 12-18 months, depending on the nature of the offer. If you have any questions in regards to the Gallery’s acquisition process or a submitted offer please contact acquisitions@npg.gov.au.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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The National Portrait Gallery respects the artistic and intellectual property rights of others. The use of images of works of art reproduced on this website and all other content may be restricted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Requests for a reproduction of a work of art or other content can be made through a Reproduction request. For further information please contact NPG Copyright.

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