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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.

Lowe Kong Meng
Lowe Kong Meng
Lowe Kong Meng

Lowe Kong Meng, 2017

Pamela See
Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Purchased 2019

Lowe Kong Meng
Lowe Kong Meng
Lowe Kong Meng

Lowe Kong Meng, c. 1887

Ludwig Lang after Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
Portrait, tinted lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Allan Lowe
Allan Lowe
Allan Lowe

Allan Lowe, c. 1955

Reshid Bey
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Alan Lowe and Marian Lowe 2000

Robert Lowe (Viscount Sherbrooke)
Robert Lowe (Viscount Sherbrooke)
Robert Lowe (Viscount Sherbrooke)

Robert Lowe (Viscount Sherbrooke), n.d.

Sem
Portrait, watercolour on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke
Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke
Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke

Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke, 1870

Elliott and Fry
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)
Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)
Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)

Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine), 1869

Carlo Pellegrini
Portrait, colour lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leo Schofield AM 2005

Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)
Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)
Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)

Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine), 1869

Carlo Pellegrini
Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Viscount Robert Lowe (Image plate from Vanity Fair Magazine)

Meeting by Murder

Magazine article by Yvonne Audette AM, 2005

The story behind two colonial portraits; a lithograph of captain and convict John Knatchbull and newspaper illustration of Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke.

John Knatchbull, Murderer of Mrs Ellen Jamieson
John Knatchbull, Murderer of Mrs Ellen Jamieson
John Knatchbull, Murderer of Mrs Ellen Jamieson

John Knatchbull, Murderer of Mrs Ellen Jamieson, c. 1844

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Gift of Leo Schofield AM 2005. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Mr Mortimer Lewis

Little treasures

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2002

The acquisition of the ivory miniatures of Mortimer and Mrs Lewis.

Sir Percy Spender
Sir Percy Spender
Sir Percy Spender

Sir Percy Spender, 1981

Alex Kolozsy
Portrait, cold cast bronze

Gift of the artist and the New South Wales division of the Liberal Party of Australia 2004

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