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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.

John Schank Esq. RN
John Schank Esq. RN
John Schank Esq. RN

John Schank Esq. RN, 1805

an unknown artist, an unknown artist, J Asperne
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling]
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling]
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling]

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling], c. 1862

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype

Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Leura Dowling
Leura Dowling
Leura Dowling

Leura Dowling, c. 1861

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Bill Dyson and an unknown model
Bill Dyson and an unknown model
Bill Dyson and an unknown model

Bill Dyson and an unknown model, c. 1903

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Master Johnny Day, Australian Champion Pedestrian
Master Johnny Day, Australian Champion Pedestrian
Master Johnny Day, Australian Champion Pedestrian

Master Johnny Day, Australian Champion Pedestrian, c. 1866

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen photograph carte de visite

Purchased 2014

Ed E. Ford
Ed E. Ford
Ed E. Ford

Ed E. Ford, 1909

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Portrait of Bennilong, a Native of New Holland
Portrait of Bennilong, a Native of New Holland
Portrait of Bennilong, a Native of New Holland

Portrait of Bennilong, a Native of New Holland, c. 1810

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

Purchased 2014

Portrait of Bennilong, Native of New Holland
Portrait of Bennilong, Native of New Holland
Portrait of Bennilong, Native of New Holland

Portrait of Bennilong, Native of New Holland, c. 1798

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Ross A Field 2008

Ned Kelly the Bushranger (from The Australasian Sketcher, 7 August 1880)
Ned Kelly the Bushranger (from The Australasian Sketcher, 7 August 1880)
Ned Kelly the Bushranger (from The Australasian Sketcher, 7 August 1880)

Ned Kelly the Bushranger (from The Australasian Sketcher, 7 August 1880), 1880

an unknown artist
Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

Ola Cohn
Ola Cohn
Ola Cohn

Ola Cohn, 1960s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Les Darcy, Australian Middleweight Boxer
Les Darcy, Australian Middleweight Boxer
Les Darcy, Australian Middleweight Boxer

Les Darcy, Australian Middleweight Boxer, c. 1910

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo
Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo
Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo

Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo, c. 1871

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Les Darcy
Les Darcy
Les Darcy

Les Darcy, c. 1916

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor
Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor
Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor

Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor, c. 1871

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

20th Australian XI Tour in Great Britain (The Invincibles) 1948 - Team Portrait
20th Australian XI Tour in Great Britain (The Invincibles) 1948 - Team Portrait
20th Australian XI Tour in Great Britain (The Invincibles) 1948 - Team Portrait

20th Australian XI Tour in Great Britain (The Invincibles) 1948 - Team Portrait, 1948

an unknown artist
Portrait, photolithograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Life mask of John Bell
Life mask of John Bell
Life mask of John Bell

Life mask of John Bell, c. 1980

an unknown artist
Portrait, cast plaster

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Roslyn Lawson 2013

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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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