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Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best

Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best
1943-1944

Charles Wheeler

On display: Gallery Eight
Lt. A.R.Cutler VC

Lt. A.R.Cutler VC
1943

Dora Toovey

Sir Lawrence Wackett

Sir Lawrence Wackett
n.d.

Louis Kahan

image not online
NC

David Morrison
2016

Peter Brew-Bevan

Duke of Wellington

Duke of Wellington
1841

John Lucas

Lord Kitchener

Lord Kitchener
n.d.

William Howitt

Major Thomas Lord

Major Thomas Lord
c. 1840

Henry Mundy

George Langley

George Langley
1918

James McBey

H. B. Gullett

H. B. Gullett
c. 1939

Nora Heysen AM

Joseph Paul Gaimard

Joseph Paul Gaimard
c. 1830

De Bove

"Aldershot Cavalry" Major General Reginald Talbot (Image plate from Vanity…

Sir Leslie Ward

Arizona 250 GT Major General Liz Cosson

Arizona 250 GT Major General Liz Cosson
2013

Richard Larter

Colonel Charles E. Merrett

Colonel Charles E. Merrett
1925

A S. Peterson

Sir George Young Kt, Admiral of the White Squadron

Sir George Young Kt, Admiral of the White Squadron
1814

John Smart, Blood, Joyce Gold Naval Chronicle Office

John Schank Esq. RN

John Schank Esq. RN
1805

an unknown artist, an unknown artist, J Asperne

Thad Kosciuszko

Thad Kosciuszko
n.d.

H B. Hall, W Pate, G P. Putman & Co

The Right Honourable Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White Squadron

The Right Honourable Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White Squadron
1802

George Romney, William Ridley, Bunney & Gold

Admiral Earl Howe

Admiral Earl Howe
n.d.

John Singleton Copley, R Cooper

image not online
NC

Bill Robertson
2008

Paul Gosney

Portrait of Captain Edward Riou

Portrait of Captain Edward Riou
1801

Samuel Shelley, James Heath

Part of the crew of His Majesty's Ship Guardian endeavouring to escape in the boats

Part of the crew of His Majesty's Ship Guardian endeavouring to escape…

Robert Dodd

Lieutenant Shortland

Lieutenant Shortland
1789

S Shelley, W Sherwin

Sir Lawrence Wackett

Sir Lawrence Wackett
c. 1961

Sir William Dargie CBE

"Frank Wootton" (Image plate from Vanity Fair)
c. 1908

Sir Leslie Ward

Field Marshal the Lord Birdwood

Field Marshal the Lord Birdwood
1938

Barbara Tribe

Eric Douglas

Eric Douglas
c. 1929-1931

Frank Hurley

Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane

Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane
1842

Frederick Bromley after Robert Frain

Edward Telford Simpson

Edward Telford Simpson
1919

John St Helier Lander

General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane

General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane
1850 (published)

James Faed, W Wilding after John Watson Gordon

Nancy Bird Walton

Nancy Bird Walton
c. 1973

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Eight
John Monash

John Monash
1919

James Quinn

Portrait of Alec Campbell

Portrait of Alec Campbell
2001-2004

Terry Eichler

Nancy Wake - The White Mouse

Nancy Wake - The White Mouse
2001

Melissa Beowulf

On display: Gallery Eight
Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer
2003

Danelle Bergstrom

"Police" Lieut. Colonel Edmund Yeamans Walcott Henderson (Image plate from…

Carlo Pellegrini

Colonel J.C.M. Traill DSO MC

Colonel J.C.M. Traill DSO MC
c. 1921

Harry O'Reilly

Douglas Carnegie

Douglas Carnegie
1968

Mark Strizic

Geoffrey Dutton - out with the Monarchy

Geoffrey Dutton - out with the Monarchy
1977

Frank Hinder

Sir Richard Kingsland

Sir Richard Kingsland
1982

Gwen Eichler

Major General Paul Cullen

Major General Paul Cullen
2002

Mathew Lynn

Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC

Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC
1963

Karl Duldig

Margaret Anderson

Margaret Anderson
1942

Napier Waller CMG OBE

On display: Gallery Eight
Bruce Ruxton

Bruce Ruxton
1995

Paul Fitzgerald

Major General Alan Stretton

Major General Alan Stretton
1987

Gwendolene Pratt

Captain Francis de Groot

Captain Francis de Groot
1932

Harold Cazneaux

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