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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.

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, c. 1911

Frank Hurley
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Eric Douglas
Eric Douglas
Eric Douglas

Eric Douglas, c. 1929-1931

Frank Hurley
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Sally Douglas 2009

Self portrait

Of ice and men

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Frank Hurley's celebrated images document the heroism and minutiae of Australian exploration in Antarctica.

Sir Douglas Mawson

Staying home

True south #2
About Face article

Joanna Gilmour brings a mindful Douglas Mawson’s perspective to bear on the concept of isolation.

Self portrait

Frank Hinder

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1963

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1949

Frank Hinder
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of an anonymous donor 2007

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