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Tiga Bayles with Coloured Stone, Anti-nuclear demonstration at The Domain, Sydney

Tiga Bayles with Coloured Stone, Anti-nuclear demonstration at The Domain,…

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Charles Perkins with Eileen Perkins

Charles Perkins with Eileen Perkins
1964 (printed 2021)

Robert McFarlane

Elizabeth

Elizabeth
2019

Anthea da Silva

Reko Rennie

Reko Rennie
2014

Jasper Knight

On display: Gallery Two
Matilda (Ngambri)

Matilda (Ngambri)
2020

Brenda L Croft, Prue Hazelgrove, Richard Crampton

Adut Akech with siblings Kim, Yar, Bior and Alakiir

Adut Akech with siblings Kim, Yar, Bior and Alakiir
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three
Adut Akech with brother Bior

Adut Akech with brother Bior
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three
Adut Akech with baby sister Akoul

Adut Akech with baby sister Akoul
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three
Adut Akech

Adut Akech
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

image not online

Elizabeth Reid
1989

Jenny Darling

On display: Gallery Eight
Charles Perkins

Charles Perkins
1974

Frank Hinder

Jack Mundey

Jack Mundey
1974

Frank Hinder

Dr Stella Cornelius AO OBE

Dr Stella Cornelius AO OBE
1989

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Eight
Faith Bandler, study

Faith Bandler, study
2006

Greg Warburton

Bust of Peter Garrett

Bust of Peter Garrett
1991-2016

Peter Schipperheyn

Mary Windeyer

Mary Windeyer
c. 1891

Freeman Brothers

Rosie Batty

Rosie Batty
2017

Nikki Toole

On display: Gallery Eight
Bessie Lee

Bessie Lee
c. 1890

Yeoman & Co, Melbourne

Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks
2016

Tony Kearney

Rosalie Kunoth (Ngarla Kunoth)

Rosalie Kunoth (Ngarla Kunoth)
1953

an unknown artist

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns]

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns]
1866

Edouard Gatel

Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogarty at the Hawkesbury River

Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogarty at the Hawkesbury River
2014

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Dame Elizabeth Couchman

Dame Elizabeth Couchman
n.d.

Aileen Dent

On display: Gallery Eight
Charles Perkins on a bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe

Charles Perkins on a bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe
c. 1964 (printed 2015)

Robert McFarlane

Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) and Lois O'Donoghue (Lowitja O'Donoghue) at the opening of the inaugural National Aboriginal Conference, Canberra

Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) and Lois O'Donoghue (Lowitja O'Donoghue)…

Mervyn Bishop

Richard Walley

Richard Walley
2015

Dr Julie Dowling

On display: Gallery Three
Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

George Mealmaker

George Mealmaker
1798 (printed c. 1838)

John Kay

Kevin Gilbert

Kevin Gilbert
1972

Evelyn Kirwan

Bob Brown at his home in Liffey

Bob Brown at his home in Liffey
1988 (printed 2013)

Helga Leunig

Charles Perkins on bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe

Charles Perkins on bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe
c. 1964 (printed 2003)

Robert McFarlane

B A Santamaria

B A Santamaria
1996

Wes Walters

Joe and Brenda

Joe and Brenda
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Hetti

Hetti
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Djon

Djon
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Charles and Adam

Charles and Adam
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Maria

Maria
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan

Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan
c. 1945

Noel Rubie

Jack Charles

Jack Charles
2011

Rod McNicol

On display: Gallery Three
Jack Mundey

Jack Mundey
1985

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

Suzanne Bellamy

Suzanne Bellamy
1997

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

Kondelea (Della) Elliott

Kondelea (Della) Elliott
1979

Ivy Shore

On display: Gallery Eight
Ron Castan

Ron Castan
1996

Francis Reiss

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

New South Wales State Repatriation Board

New South Wales State Repatriation Board
c. 1920

Frank Neish

Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW

Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW
c. 1880s

an unknown artist

Rose Scott

Rose Scott
1913

Annie May Moore

Julian Burnside AO QC

Julian Burnside AO QC
2004 (printed 2012)

David Roberts

Creature from the Black Platoon starring Gary Foley 2011

Creature from the Black Platoon starring Gary Foley 2011
2011

TextaQueen

Bonita Mabo

Bonita Mabo
1994 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

On display: Gallery Eight
David Unaipon

David Unaipon
n.d.

an unknown artist

Great Suffragette demonstration in London

Great Suffragette demonstration in London
1911

Rose Stereograph Company

Richard Bell

Richard Bell
2009

Mike Chavez

Neil Murray

Neil Murray
2008

Peter Hudson

Harold Blair

Harold Blair
1948

Ernest Buckmaster

Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty Meeting Balmain Town Hall, Sydney

Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty…

Juno Gemes

Jessie Street

Jessie Street
1929

Reginald Jerrold-Nathan

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe

Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe
1992 (printed 2009)

George Fetting

On display: Gallery Seven
Burnum Burnum

Burnum Burnum
1987 (printed 2010)

Bruce Postle

Tim Costello

Tim Costello
2006 (printed 2010)

Dave Tacon

Mary Windeyer

Mary Windeyer
1850s

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Philip Nitschke

Portrait of Philip Nitschke
1998 (re-worked 2009)

Amanda King

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982…

Juno Gemes

Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country

Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country
2008 (printed 2009)

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz

Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz
1983

Harold Thornton

On display: Gallery Three
Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick
1953

Graeme Inson

Bill Neidjie

Bill Neidjie
2000 (printed 2008)

Mark Lang

Jack Mundey

Jack Mundey
1997

Lewis Morley

Study for portrait of Joan Croll

Study for portrait of Joan Croll
1976

John Brack

Faith Bandler

Faith Bandler
2006

Julie Edgar

On display: Gallery Eight
Lowitja O'Donoghue

Lowitja O'Donoghue
2006

Robert Hannaford AM

On display: Gallery Three
Carlotta, Kings Cross (Les Girls)

Carlotta, Kings Cross (Les Girls)
1970-1971

Rennie Ellis

On display: Gallery Seven
Ron and Valerie Taylor

Ron and Valerie Taylor
n.d.

an unknown artist

Linda Burney MLA Canturbury and Rick Farley at home, Marrickville

Linda Burney MLA Canturbury and Rick Farley at home, Marrickville
2003

Juno Gemes

Peter Dombrovskis

Peter Dombrovskis
1996

Liz Dombrovskis

Olegas Truchanas

Olegas Truchanas
1971

Ralph Hope-Johnstone

The Hon Gough Whitlam, Ossie Cruse and Michael Anderson

The Hon Gough Whitlam, Ossie Cruse and Michael Anderson
1981 (printed 2003)

Juno Gemes

Yami Lester speaks at Uluru Handback Ceremony

Yami Lester speaks at Uluru Handback Ceremony
1985 (printed 2003)

Juno Gemes

Neil Murray, Bolac, VIC

Neil Murray, Bolac, VIC
2004

John Elliott

Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally
1987

Bernd Heinrich

Samantha Cook

Samantha Cook
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

Pat Mackie

Pat Mackie
2004

Nancy Borlase AM

On display: Gallery Three
Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived
1988

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Chicka Dixon

Chicka Dixon
1980

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Mum Shirl (Mrs Shirley Smith)

Mum Shirl (Mrs Shirley Smith)
1988

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Eight
Kumantjayi Perkins at the Roma Forum, Brisbane

Kumantjayi Perkins at the Roma Forum, Brisbane
1982

Juno Gemes

Dr Roberta Sykes and Naomi

Dr Roberta Sykes and Naomi
1994

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Wandjuk Marika

Wandjuk Marika
1979

Juno Gemes

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba
1982

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Burnum Burnum and Guboo Ted Thomas

Burnum Burnum and Guboo Ted Thomas
1984

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
image not online
NC

Peter Garrett
1999

Karin Catt

Isi Leibler, Jet-Set Tours

Isi Leibler, Jet-Set Tours

Joe Greenberg

image not online
NC

Dr B Marika AO
1990

Anne Zahalka

Social currency (Eva Cox)

Social currency (Eva Cox)
1999

Kim Spooner

On display: Gallery Eight
Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  N.T. Ranger Uranium

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'. 'Come + see the real thing, come + see' Conquistadors parts Hong. Ranger 3

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  M.O. Ranger 3

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Head studies

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.
2001

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #5 Garrett in landscape

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #4 Broadhead and wing pattern

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #2 Ranger 3 pit mine Kakadu, N.T.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #1 Ranger 3 pit mine Kakadu, N.T.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground
2001

eX de Medici

Joan Croll

Joan Croll
1976

John Brack

On display: Gallery Eight
Nelson Mandela, Sydney

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

Professor Germaine Greer

Professor Germaine Greer
1999

Polly Borland

Ron Castan AM QC

Ron Castan AM QC
1995

Kate Gollings

Ian Kiernan

Ian Kiernan
1996

Kate Gollings

Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hand of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari

Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hand of traditional land…

Mervyn Bishop

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]
1965

Clif Peir

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer
1988

Jacqueline Mitelman

On display: Gallery Seven
Dr Alice M. Moyle

Dr Alice M. Moyle
1998

Chris Gentle

Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3

Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave,…

John Citizen

Captain Francis de Groot

Captain Francis de Groot
1932

Harold Cazneaux

A Book about Australian Women

A Book about Australian Women
1974

Carol Jerrems, Virginia Fraser, Outback Press

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