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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.

Karen Gillan, 2010

Hot Scots

Magazine article by Christopher Baker, 2013

James Holloway describes the first portraits you encounter when entering the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Glenn A Baker
Glenn A Baker
Glenn A Baker

Glenn A Baker, 1989 (printed 2018)

Gary Ede
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Hugh 2015, by Warwick Baker

Warwick Baker

Tough & Tender
General content

The photographs in Tough and tender by Warwick Baker reveal intimate connections and moments of closeness. 

Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, 2005

Ben Baker
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

William Baker Ashton, First Governor of Adelaide Gaol
William Baker Ashton, First Governor of Adelaide Gaol
William Baker Ashton, First Governor of Adelaide Gaol

William Baker Ashton, First Governor of Adelaide Gaol, c. 1849

Henry H. Glover
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

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Mr Don Baker, 1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell
Portrait, etching

Gift of the artist 2000. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

The latest portrait of Her Majesty Queen Victoria
The latest portrait of Her Majesty Queen Victoria
The latest portrait of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

The latest portrait of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, c. 1896

John Thomson
Portrait, albumen silver cabinet card photograph on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

Portfolio of 54 portraits compiled by Queen Victoria, 1859–1861 by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, Camille Silvy, Frances Day and William Bambridge

Queen of cartes

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2019

Joanna Gilmour discusses the role of the carte de visite in portraiture’s democratisation, and its harnessing by Victoria, the world’s first media monarch.

Her Majesty seated
Her Majesty seated
Her Majesty seated

Her Majesty seated, 1860

John J. Mayall
Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite photograph on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

Her Majesty
Her Majesty
Her Majesty

Her Majesty, 1860

John J. Mayall
Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite photograph on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

A nation mourns the loss
A nation mourns the loss
A nation mourns the loss

A nation mourns the loss, c. 1861

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph in carte de visite format on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

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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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