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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

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

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

Frances (Fanny) Cato
Frances (Fanny) Cato
Frances (Fanny) Cato

Frances (Fanny) Cato, 1933

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift in memory of Frederick John Cato Kumm 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Francis Tuckfield
Francis Tuckfield
Francis Tuckfield

Francis Tuckfield, c. 1854

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Freer Tuckfield family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sylvia Breamer
Sylvia Breamer
Sylvia Breamer

Sylvia Breamer, c. 1917-1919

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Mary Hassall (née Rouse)
Mary Hassall (née Rouse)
Mary Hassall (née Rouse)

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Alfred Simpson
Alfred Simpson
Alfred Simpson

Alfred Simpson, c. 1866

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

John O'Shanassy
John O'Shanassy
John O'Shanassy

John O'Shanassy, c. 1860

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Migrants arriving in Sydney
Migrants arriving in Sydney
Migrants arriving in Sydney

Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales
Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales
Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales

Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

La Milo (Miss Pansy Montague)
La Milo (Miss Pansy Montague)
La Milo (Miss Pansy Montague)

La Milo (Miss Pansy Montague), c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Clem Sands
Clem Sands
Clem Sands

Clem Sands, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Martha Knox
Martha Knox
Martha Knox

Martha Knox, c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Peter Halliday in memory of Norah Knox 2010

Norman and
Norman and
Norman and

Norman and "Peter Ward", c. 1906

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

John Burton
John Burton
John Burton

John Burton, 1951

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr and Mrs John Burton 2007

Rolling Stones fans, Sydney
Rolling Stones fans, Sydney
Rolling Stones fans, Sydney

Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Edward Henty
Edward Henty
Edward Henty

Edward Henty, late 19th century

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Tim Clark 2018

Andrew B Charlton
Andrew B Charlton
Andrew B Charlton

Andrew B Charlton, 1930s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph with orginal authographed sheet on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Mickey Johnson
Mickey Johnson
Mickey Johnson

Mickey Johnson, c. 1896

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

William Charles Windeyer aged six
William Charles Windeyer aged six
William Charles Windeyer aged six

William Charles Windeyer aged six, 1840

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Gift of the Windeyer family 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Gladys Moncrieff
Gladys Moncrieff
Gladys Moncrieff

Gladys Moncrieff, 1963

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Portrait of Mrs Fairfax
Portrait of Mrs Fairfax
Portrait of Mrs Fairfax

Portrait of Mrs Fairfax, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France
Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France
Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France

Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Portrait of Harriet Swan
Portrait of Harriet Swan
Portrait of Harriet Swan

Portrait of Harriet Swan, c. 1842

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 2013

Florrie Forde (in blue dress)
Florrie Forde (in blue dress)
Florrie Forde (in blue dress)

Florrie Forde (in blue dress), c. 1918

an unknown artist
Portrait, hand-coloured photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

David Unaipon
David Unaipon
David Unaipon

David Unaipon, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Captain Franklin RN
Captain Franklin RN
Captain Franklin RN

Captain Franklin RN, 1825

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

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

Comte de Lacepede
Comte de Lacepede
Comte de Lacepede

Comte de Lacepede, c. 1830

an unknown artist
Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW
Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW
Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW

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

an unknown artist
Portrait, glass plate negative

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2012

Ernest Hutcheson
Ernest Hutcheson
Ernest Hutcheson

Ernest Hutcheson, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, carbon print photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Mary Hassall (née Rouse)
Mary Hassall (née Rouse)
Mary Hassall (née Rouse)

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, pencil, pastel and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Sarah Simpson
Sarah Simpson
Sarah Simpson

Sarah Simpson, c. 1866

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

Livingston Hopkins
Livingston Hopkins
Livingston Hopkins

Livingston Hopkins, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Chelsea Flower Show, London
Chelsea Flower Show, London
Chelsea Flower Show, London

Chelsea Flower Show, London, c. 1956 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Surry Hills boy 1
Surry Hills boy 1
Surry Hills boy 1

Surry Hills boy 1, 1948 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Maria Windeyer
Maria Windeyer
Maria Windeyer

Maria Windeyer, c. 1860s

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen photograph, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Joanna Russell Maher (née Windeyer) 2018

Dave Sands
Dave Sands
Dave Sands

Dave Sands, c. 1950

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2011

Edward Knox
Edward Knox
Edward Knox

Edward Knox, c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Peter Halliday in memory of Norah Knox 2010

Study of a pair of ballet dancers
Study of a pair of ballet dancers
Study of a pair of ballet dancers

Study of a pair of ballet dancers, 2007

Jenny Sages
Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Marjorie Lawrence, Paris
Marjorie Lawrence, Paris
Marjorie Lawrence, Paris

Marjorie Lawrence, Paris, 1937

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

John Knatchbull
John Knatchbull
John Knatchbull

John Knatchbull, c. 1844

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leo Schofield AM 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia
Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia
Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia

Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Elizabeth Walford
Elizabeth Walford
Elizabeth Walford

Elizabeth Walford, c. 1873

an unknown artist
Portrait, pastel on photographic image on paper on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Leslie Walford AM 2013

Horatio Spencer Wills
Horatio Spencer Wills
Horatio Spencer Wills

Horatio Spencer Wills, c. 1859

an unknown artist
Portrait, 1/6 plate daguerreotype with applied colour in a brass matt in leather case

Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Portrait of a young man, held to be John Robertson
Portrait of a young man, held to be John Robertson
Portrait of a young man, held to be John Robertson

Portrait of a young man, held to be John Robertson, c. 1852

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype, hand-coloured

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

Margaret Robertson
Margaret Robertson
Margaret Robertson

Margaret Robertson, c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Rodney Hall
Rodney Hall
Rodney Hall

Rodney Hall, 1960s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Charles Windeyer
Charles Windeyer
Charles Windeyer

Charles Windeyer, 1830s

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Gift of the Windeyer family 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France
Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France
Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France

Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Portrait of Julia Swan
Portrait of Julia Swan
Portrait of Julia Swan

Portrait of Julia Swan, c. 1842

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 2013

Henry Wade
Henry Wade
Henry Wade

Henry Wade, c. 1841

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on paperboard

Gift of the Wade and Hannah families 2013

Sir Robert Menzies
Sir Robert Menzies
Sir Robert Menzies

Sir Robert Menzies, c. 1963-1964

an unknown artist
Portrait, colour process lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

John Dunn
John Dunn
John Dunn

John Dunn, c. 1880s

an unknown artist
Portrait, opalotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde, c. 1915

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Robert Fitzgerald
Robert Fitzgerald
Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald, c. 1860s (printed c. 1890s)

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift in memory of Richard Kelynack Evans 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

James Raymond
James Raymond
James Raymond

James Raymond, c. 1845-1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Lydia Raymond Day 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Richard Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)
Richard Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)
Richard Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)

Richard Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847

an unknown artist
Portrait, pencil, ink and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York
Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York
Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York

Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York, 1956 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales

Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 1966 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Binem Grunstein
Binem Grunstein
Binem Grunstein

Binem Grunstein, c. 1948

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Harry Grunstein and Sarah Grunstein in memory of their father 2015

Thomas Fitzherbert Hawkins
Thomas Fitzherbert Hawkins
Thomas Fitzherbert Hawkins

Thomas Fitzherbert Hawkins, c. 1790

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on cotton laid down on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Peter E.B. Mansell 2018

Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris
Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris
Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris

Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris, c. 1989

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse)
Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse)
Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse)

Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse), c. 1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line

Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007

Jenny Sages
Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Norman, Sydney studio
Norman, Sydney studio
Norman, Sydney studio

Norman, Sydney studio, c. 1909

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris
Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris
Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris

Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris, 1951

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia
Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia
Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia

Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

William Walford
William Walford
William Walford

William Walford, c. 1873

an unknown artist
Portrait, pastel on photographic image on paper on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Leslie Walford AM 2013

The Sculling Match at Sydney for the Championship of the World [Edward Trickett] (from the Australasian Sketcher, 4 August 1877)
The Sculling Match at Sydney for the Championship of the World [Edward Trickett] (from the Australasian Sketcher, 4 August 1877)
The Sculling Match at Sydney for the Championship of the World [Edward Trickett] (from the Australasian Sketcher, 4 August 1877)

The Sculling Match at Sydney for the Championship of the World [Edward Trickett] (from the Australasian Sketcher, 4 August 1877), 1877

an unknown artist
Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Marie Lohr
Marie Lohr
Marie Lohr

Marie Lohr, c. 1908

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Russell Sands
Russell Sands
Russell Sands

Russell Sands, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Margaret Robertson
Margaret Robertson
Margaret Robertson

Margaret Robertson, c. 1852

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Henri van Raatle
Henri van Raatle
Henri van Raatle

Henri van Raatle, c. 1910

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

Thea Proctor
Thea Proctor
Thea Proctor

Thea Proctor, c. 1896

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Thea Bryant (Proctor) 2005

Mrs Elizabeth Lewis
Mrs Elizabeth Lewis
Mrs Elizabeth Lewis

Mrs Elizabeth Lewis, c. 1830

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leo Schofield AM 2002. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy
Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy
Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy

Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy, 1951 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Victor Richardson
Victor Richardson
Victor Richardson

Victor Richardson, 1920s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, hand coloured on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Florrie Forde the Original Singer of
Florrie Forde the Original Singer of
Florrie Forde the Original Singer of

Florrie Forde the Original Singer of "Tipperary", c. 1910

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Anna Josepha King
Anna Josepha King
Anna Josepha King

Anna Josepha King, c. 1826-1832

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour and gouache on ivory

Purchased 2018

HRH Prince Alfred
HRH Prince Alfred
HRH Prince Alfred

HRH Prince Alfred, c. 1868

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on laid on paper with printed boarder

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

Professor John Le Gay Brereton
Professor John Le Gay Brereton
Professor John Le Gay Brereton

Professor John Le Gay Brereton, c. 1930

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2012

Mary Windeyer
Mary Windeyer
Mary Windeyer

Mary Windeyer, 1850s

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour and gouache on ivory

Gift of the Windeyer family 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

William Charles Windeyer
William Charles Windeyer
William Charles Windeyer

William Charles Windeyer, 1850s

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009

Dublin Horse Show spectators
Dublin Horse Show spectators
Dublin Horse Show spectators

Dublin Horse Show spectators, 1956 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde,

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave
Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave
Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave

Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave, c. 1989

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

William Charles Wentworth -The Australian Patriot
William Charles Wentworth -The Australian Patriot
William Charles Wentworth -The Australian Patriot

William Charles Wentworth -The Australian Patriot, c. 1870

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Study of female ballet dancers
Study of female ballet dancers
Study of female ballet dancers

Study of female ballet dancers, 2007

Jenny Sages
Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Barbara Blackman
Barbara Blackman
Barbara Blackman

Barbara Blackman, c. 1953

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Barbara Blackman 2004

Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia
Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia
Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia

Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia, 1963 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Portrait of Alfred Simpson
Portrait of Alfred Simpson
Portrait of Alfred Simpson

Portrait of Alfred Simpson, c. 1880s

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Courtesy of Mr Antony Simpson

Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler

Gamaliel Butler, c. 1810

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Elizabeth Read (née Archer)
Elizabeth Read (née Archer)
Elizabeth Read (née Archer)

Elizabeth Read (née Archer), c. 1853

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Alfie Sands
Alfie Sands
Alfie Sands

Alfie Sands, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Thomas Woolner
Thomas Woolner
Thomas Woolner

Thomas Woolner, c. 1865

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

David Warren
David Warren
David Warren

David Warren, c. 2004

an unknown artist
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Commonwealth Department of Defence 2005

Mr Mortimer Lewis
Mr Mortimer Lewis
Mr Mortimer Lewis

Mr Mortimer Lewis, c. 1828

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leo Schofield AM 2002. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London
New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London
New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London

New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Malcolm Williamson
Malcolm Williamson
Malcolm Williamson

Malcolm Williamson, 1948

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Diane Williamson and Marion Foote 2013

William Beach
William Beach
William Beach

William Beach, 1888

an unknown artist
Portrait, tinted lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Florrie Forde (in hat)
Florrie Forde (in hat)
Florrie Forde (in hat)

Florrie Forde (in hat), c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Murray Rose
Murray Rose
Murray Rose

Murray Rose, 1956

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

William Howitt
William Howitt
William Howitt

William Howitt, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

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

Pixie O'Harris
Pixie O'Harris
Pixie O'Harris

Pixie O'Harris, c. 1951

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Peronelle Windeyer 2012

Richard Windeyer
Richard Windeyer
Richard Windeyer

Richard Windeyer, 1840s

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Gift of the Windeyer family 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

William Charles Windeyer
William Charles Windeyer
William Charles Windeyer

William Charles Windeyer, 1856

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009

Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon
Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon
Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon

Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon, c. 1954 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Portrait of Caroline Chisholm
Portrait of Caroline Chisholm
Portrait of Caroline Chisholm

Portrait of Caroline Chisholm, c. 1851

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

Purchased 2001

Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde,

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

James Macarthur
James Macarthur
James Macarthur

James Macarthur, c. 1836-1838

an unknown artist
Portrait, black and bronze ink with white bodycolour highlight on buff board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Sarah Tuckfield
Sarah Tuckfield
Sarah Tuckfield

Sarah Tuckfield, c. 1854

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Freer Tuckfield family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Jenny Howard
Jenny Howard
Jenny Howard

Jenny Howard, c. 1930s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Jane Kennerley (née Rouse)
Jane Kennerley (née Rouse)
Jane Kennerley (née Rouse)

Jane Kennerley (née Rouse), c. 1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Dr Solander
Dr Solander
Dr Solander

Dr Solander, 1772

an unknown artist
Portrait, copper-line engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Bar, Betoota races, Queensland
Bar, Betoota races, Queensland
Bar, Betoota races, Queensland

Bar, Betoota races, Queensland, 1961 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales

Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Men of the Day No. 57
Men of the Day No. 57
Men of the Day No. 57

Men of the Day No. 57 "Old Bones" Sir Richard Owen (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1873

an unknown artist
Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

La Milo in Lady Godiva procession, Coventry, 1907
La Milo in Lady Godiva procession, Coventry, 1907
La Milo in Lady Godiva procession, Coventry, 1907

La Milo in Lady Godiva procession, Coventry, 1907, c. 1907

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Martha Cassell
Martha Cassell
Martha Cassell

Martha Cassell, late 1840s to early 1850s

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

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

George Sands
George Sands
George Sands

George Sands, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Gladys Moncrieff album
Gladys Moncrieff album
Gladys Moncrieff album

Gladys Moncrieff album,

an unknown artist
Portrait, 38 page scrap book (19 doublesided pages unbound) featuring photographs and ephemera

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

The Haigh family
The Haigh family
The Haigh family

The Haigh family, c. 1996

an unknown artist
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Haigh Family 2005

Sydney pedestrian
Sydney pedestrian
Sydney pedestrian

Sydney pedestrian, 1963 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Battersea Fun Fair, London
Battersea Fun Fair, London
Battersea Fun Fair, London

Battersea Fun Fair, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

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

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, Governor of Western Australia
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, Governor of Western Australia
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, Governor of Western Australia

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gerard Smith, Governor of Western Australia, c. 1890

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague
The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague

The Water Nymph, Miss Pansy Montague, c. 1905

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde, c. 1930

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2017

Sir Ernest Fisk
Sir Ernest Fisk
Sir Ernest Fisk

Sir Ernest Fisk, n.d. (after 1937)

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Jane Fisk 2012

Richard Windeyer
Richard Windeyer
Richard Windeyer

Richard Windeyer, 1830s

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Charles Windeyer
Charles Windeyer
Charles Windeyer

Charles Windeyer, c. 1846-1849

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009

Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff
Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff
Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff

Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff,

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire
Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire
Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire

Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire, 1955 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler

Gamaliel Butler, c. 1824

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Merv Shearman 2012

Emily Spencer Wills
Emily Spencer Wills
Emily Spencer Wills

Emily Spencer Wills, c. 1859

an unknown artist
Portrait, 1/6 plate daguerreotype with applied colour in al brass matt (without original leather case)

Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde
Florrie Forde

Florrie Forde,

an unknown artist
Portrait, photographic postcard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Billy Hughes paperweight
Billy Hughes paperweight
Billy Hughes paperweight

Billy Hughes paperweight, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, cast iron, painted

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ric Techow and Jenny Techow-Coleman in memory of Roy and Bet Techow 2001

George Selth Coppin
George Selth Coppin
George Selth Coppin

George Selth Coppin, c. 1863

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Joseph Dalton Hooker
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Joseph Dalton Hooker

Joseph Dalton Hooker, c. 1880s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

Sir Henry Parkes
Sir Henry Parkes
Sir Henry Parkes

Sir Henry Parkes, c. 1889

an unknown artist
Portrait, glass plate positive

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Adrian McGlusky 2013

Tom Wills
Tom Wills
Tom Wills

Tom Wills, c. 1857 or c. 1864 (printed c. 1905-1910)

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on grey paper on card

Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

A G Stephens
A G Stephens
A G Stephens

A G Stephens, c. 1910 (printed later)

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

William St Leonards Robertson (standing) beside an unidentified man
William St Leonards Robertson (standing) beside an unidentified man
William St Leonards Robertson (standing) beside an unidentified man

William St Leonards Robertson (standing) beside an unidentified man, early 1880s

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

John Frost
John Frost
John Frost

John Frost, 1839

an unknown artist, W Read
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Fanny Jane Marlay
Fanny Jane Marlay
Fanny Jane Marlay

Fanny Jane Marlay, c. 1841

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Purchased 2013

Rosalie Kunoth
Rosalie Kunoth
Rosalie Kunoth

Rosalie Kunoth, 1953 printed 1958

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2016

Willie Edward Harney, aged 18
Willie Edward Harney, aged 18
Willie Edward Harney, aged 18

Willie Edward Harney, aged 18, c. 1913

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Ned Kelly death mask
Ned Kelly death mask
Ned Kelly death mask

Ned Kelly death mask, date unknown

an unknown artist after Maximilian Kreitmayer
Portrait, cast plaster

Collection: National Portrait Gallery Study Collection, Canberra
Gift of John Molony 2018

Maria Jane Dowling
Maria Jane Dowling
Maria Jane Dowling

Maria Jane Dowling, c. 1862

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

Willie Edward Harney, aged 18
Willie Edward Harney, aged 18
Willie Edward Harney, aged 18

Willie Edward Harney, aged 18, c. 1913

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Captain John Lort Stokes
Captain John Lort Stokes
Captain John Lort Stokes

Captain John Lort Stokes, c. 1841

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Dame Enid Lyons
Dame Enid Lyons
Dame Enid Lyons

Dame Enid Lyons, c. 1943

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour and gouache on ivory

Purchased 2016

Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong

Evonne Goolagong, 1970s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse)
Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse)
Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse)

Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse), c. 1850

an unknown artist
Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Dame Nellie Melba
Dame Nellie Melba
Dame Nellie Melba

Dame Nellie Melba,

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling]
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling]
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling]

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling], c. 1859

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype, hand coloured

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

Reverend John Allen Manton, President of the Australasian Conference and Governor of Horton College, Tasmania
Reverend John Allen Manton, President of the Australasian Conference and Governor of Horton College, Tasmania
Reverend John Allen Manton, President of the Australasian Conference and Governor of Horton College, Tasmania

Reverend John Allen Manton, President of the Australasian Conference and Governor of Horton College, Tasmania, c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

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

Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF
Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF
Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF

Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Album of portraits of family of William Taylor Macpherson
Album of portraits of family of William Taylor Macpherson
Album of portraits of family of William Taylor Macpherson

Album of portraits of family of William Taylor Macpherson, c. 1880

George S Bryant & Co, Boston
Portrait, 39 tintype photographs in an album

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of FW Macpherson 2012

Thomas Wentworth Wills
Thomas Wentworth Wills
Thomas Wentworth Wills

Thomas Wentworth Wills, c. 1859

an unknown artist
Portrait, 1/2 plate ambrotype with applied colour in a double elliptical brass matt in a leather case

Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840

an unknown artist
Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

John Passmore AC
John Passmore AC
John Passmore AC

John Passmore AC, 1973

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Doris Passmore 2003

Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay
Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay
Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay

Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay, 1865

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

The Lawn at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day
The Lawn at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day
The Lawn at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day

The Lawn at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day, c. 1889

Carl Kahler, Goupil & Cie
Portrait, photogravure on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood
Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood
Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood

Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood, c. 1903

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

William St Leonards Robertson
William St Leonards Robertson
William St Leonards Robertson

William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sir Walter Murdoch
Sir Walter Murdoch
Sir Walter Murdoch

Sir Walter Murdoch, 1920s (printed later)

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (full length portrait)
Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (full length portrait)
Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (full length portrait)

Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (full length portrait), 1937

an unknown artist
Portrait, carbon print photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

The people's champion, Mr Lang
The people's champion, Mr Lang
The people's champion, Mr Lang

The people's champion, Mr Lang, c. 1927

an unknown artist
Portrait, cast plaster, painted

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

James Horatio Nelson Cassell
James Horatio Nelson Cassell
James Horatio Nelson Cassell

James Horatio Nelson Cassell, late 1840s to early 1850s

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Queen Victoria in mourning, with a portrait of Prince Albert
Queen Victoria in mourning, with a portrait of Prince Albert
Queen Victoria in mourning, with a portrait of Prince Albert

Queen Victoria in mourning, with a portrait of Prince Albert, c. 1862

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

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

Marjorie Jackson
Marjorie Jackson
Marjorie Jackson

Marjorie Jackson, 1953

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2011

Maie Casey
Maie Casey
Maie Casey

Maie Casey, 1953

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2016

Joseph Banks and Dr Solander
Joseph Banks and Dr Solander
Joseph Banks and Dr Solander

Joseph Banks and Dr Solander, 1778

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gina and Ted Gregg 2010

Isabella Louisa Parry
Isabella Louisa Parry
Isabella Louisa Parry

Isabella Louisa Parry, c. 1826

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

The Memoirs of George Barrington
The Memoirs of George Barrington
The Memoirs of George Barrington

The Memoirs of George Barrington, 1790

an unknown artist, J. Bird & Simmonds
Portrait, octavo in fours, with an engraved frontispiece

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

Professor David of Antarctic Expedition
Professor David of Antarctic Expedition
Professor David of Antarctic Expedition

Professor David of Antarctic Expedition, c. 1910

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

John Buckley Castieu, Lionel Lindsay and Norman Lindsay
John Buckley Castieu, Lionel Lindsay and Norman Lindsay
John Buckley Castieu, Lionel Lindsay and Norman Lindsay

John Buckley Castieu, Lionel Lindsay and Norman Lindsay, c. 1897

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Jane Franklin
Jane Franklin
Jane Franklin

Jane Franklin, c. 1866-1875

an unknown artist after Thomas Bock
Portrait, carved marble relief

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg
Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg
Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg, c. 1899

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (in her aeroplane,
Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (in her aeroplane,
Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (in her aeroplane,

Mrs Bonney flying from Australia to South Africa via Siam. Singapore 1937 (in her aeroplane, "My Little Ship II), 1937

an unknown artist
Portrait, carbon print photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

George Reid paperweight
George Reid paperweight
George Reid paperweight

George Reid paperweight,

an unknown artist
Portrait, painted cast iron

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)
Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)
Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith)

Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847

an unknown artist, William Griffith
Portrait, pencil and watercolour on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2012
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

George Reid paperweight
George Reid paperweight
George Reid paperweight

George Reid paperweight,

an unknown artist
Portrait, cast iron, painted

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

The Aboriginal community of Lake Tyers, Gippsland
The Aboriginal community of Lake Tyers, Gippsland
The Aboriginal community of Lake Tyers, Gippsland

The Aboriginal community of Lake Tyers, Gippsland, c. 1890

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845
Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845
Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845

Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845, c. 1847

Thomas Phillips, an unknown artist, D Bogue
Portrait, engraving on paper

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

Archbishop Vaughan
Archbishop Vaughan
Archbishop Vaughan

Archbishop Vaughan, c. 1880

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Cook
Cook
Cook

Cook, n.d.

Antoine Maurin, an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving, hand-coloured on paper

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

Australia v England
Australia v England
Australia v England

Australia v England, 1887

Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples, George Barrable, Goupil & Cie
Portrait, photogravure on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry
Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry
Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry

Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry, 1864, 1863

Freeman Brothers, an unknown artist
Portrait, two albumen silver photographs on laid on paper with handwritten text

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life
David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life
David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life

David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life, 1777

an unknown artist, The London Magazine
Portrait, copperplate engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Portrait of the Seventh Earl of Hopetoun, the Rt Hon. John Hope
Portrait of the Seventh Earl of Hopetoun, the Rt Hon. John Hope
Portrait of the Seventh Earl of Hopetoun, the Rt Hon. John Hope

Portrait of the Seventh Earl of Hopetoun, the Rt Hon. John Hope, 1901

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal
Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal
Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal, c. 1950s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2008

Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Captain Matthew Flinders RN

Captain Matthew Flinders RN, 1814

an unknown artist, Joyce Gold Naval Chronicle Office
Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Captain Matthew Flinders RN

Captain Matthew Flinders RN, 1814

an unknown artist, Joyce Gold Naval Chronicle Office
Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

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

First High Court of Australia
First High Court of Australia
First High Court of Australia

First High Court of Australia, c. 1903

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr
Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr
Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr

Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr, c. 1913

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Marianne Egan and her children Gertrude Evans Cahuac and Henry William Cahuac
Marianne Egan and her children Gertrude Evans Cahuac and Henry William Cahuac
Marianne Egan and her children Gertrude Evans Cahuac and Henry William Cahuac

Marianne Egan and her children Gertrude Evans Cahuac and Henry William Cahuac, 1857

an unknown artist
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2014

Edward Knox Jnr and Thomas Forster Knox.
Edward Knox Jnr and Thomas Forster Knox.
Edward Knox Jnr and Thomas Forster Knox.

Edward Knox Jnr and Thomas Forster Knox., c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Peter Halliday in memory of Norah Knox 2010

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy
Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy
Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy

Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy, c. 1899

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson
Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson
Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson

Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson, c. 1899

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Ruby Linsday, Will Dyson, Norman Lindsay
Ruby Linsday, Will Dyson, Norman Lindsay
Ruby Linsday, Will Dyson, Norman Lindsay

Ruby Linsday, Will Dyson, Norman Lindsay, c. 1910

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Norman and Jack
Norman and Jack
Norman and Jack

Norman and Jack, c. 1903

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills
Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills
Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills

Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills, c. 1859

an unknown artist
Portrait, 1/2 plate ambrotype with applied colour in a double elliptical brass matt inside a leather case (without lid)

Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol, 1867

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph on laid down on a section cut from a nineteenth century album page

Purchased 2019

Ron and Valerie Taylor
Ron and Valerie Taylor
Ron and Valerie Taylor

Ron and Valerie Taylor, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Gift of Valerie Taylor and Ron Taylor AM 2006

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa
Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa
Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa, c. 1847

an unknown artist, Thomas Wharton
Portrait, daguerreotype in a pinchbeck case

Purchased 2001

The Sands Brothers (group photograph)
The Sands Brothers (group photograph)
The Sands Brothers (group photograph)

The Sands Brothers (group photograph), n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden
Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden
Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden

Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden, c. 1899

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

The Bushranger Tragedy (from The Australasian Sketcher, 23 November 1878)
The Bushranger Tragedy (from The Australasian Sketcher, 23 November 1878)
The Bushranger Tragedy (from The Australasian Sketcher, 23 November 1878)

The Bushranger Tragedy (from The Australasian Sketcher, 23 November 1878), 1878

an unknown artist
Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

'The Australian Cricketers' from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News June 1882
'The Australian Cricketers' from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News June 1882
'The Australian Cricketers' from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News June 1882

'The Australian Cricketers' from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News June 1882, 1882

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper (2 sheets)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Melodrama...
Melodrama...
Melodrama...

Melodrama..., c. 1900

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Self Portrait #2
Self Portrait #2
Self Portrait #2

Self Portrait #2, c. 1949/2007

William Yang, an unknown artist
Portrait, inkjet print, black and purple ink on paper

Purchased 2022

William at Queensland University
William at Queensland University
William at Queensland University

William at Queensland University, 1968/2008

William Yang, an unknown artist
Portrait, inkjet print, white and purple ink on paper

Gift of the artist 2022. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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Set of 129 Royal Christmas Cards and three miscellaneous items, 1951-2001

an unknown artist
Portrait, offset print (tipped in), letter press (greeting), pen and ink (signature), embossed (royal emblem) on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patricia Tryon Macdonald 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated, 1891

an unknown artist
Portrait, engraving on paper (4 sheets)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Douglas Frew Waterhouse

'A bug in the hand'
Portrait story

Australian entomologist and inventer of the Aerogard insect repellent, Douglas Frew Waterhouse describes the evolution of his career.

Mary (or Diana) Croker, mat woman, Colchester, 1823 by John Dempsey

Unknown drawer

Magazine article by Dr David Hansen, 2017

Dempsey’s People curator David Hansen chronicles a research tale replete with serendipity, adventure and Tasmanian tigers.

Sir Henry Barkly

Portrait story

An interview with former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers, who describes the portrait of Sir Henry Barkly by Thomas Clark.

Portrait 61

Summer 2018/19
Magazine

Max Dupain's unknown portrait subjects, phrenologist Madame Sibly, Indigenous-European relationships, Thomas Gainsborough and more.

Captain Cook

'The photojournalists of their time'
Portrait story

An exploration of the role of artists such as John Webber who, whilst a member of Cook’s crew over many voyages, created paintings and drawings of the situations and people the explorers encountered.

Portrait of Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet
Portrait of Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet
Portrait of Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet

Portrait of Louis Claude de Saulces de Freycinet, c. 1812

Sebastien Leroy
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior
Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior
Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior

Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior, c. 1836

William Fernyhough
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

An Arctic Time Signature

by Devika Bilimoira
General content

Finalist, MDPA 2015

George Lambert
George Lambert
George Lambert

George Lambert, c. 1929

Annie May Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Bust of Frank McIlwraith
Bust of Frank McIlwraith
Bust of Frank McIlwraith

Bust of Frank McIlwraith, 1937

Barbara Tribe
Portrait, cast bronze, patinated

Gift of the Estate of the late Barbara Tribe 2009

Barbara Robison
Barbara Robison
Barbara Robison

Barbara Robison, 1935

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hera Roberts
Hera Roberts
Hera Roberts

Hera Roberts, 1936

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Rex Dupain 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

David Gist

David Gist

Biography

David Gist is an Acquisitions Officer at the Australian War Memorial, the most recent position in a career spanning a broad range of fields in the museums sector.

Arthur Streeton, Nora Streeton (nee Clench) and Pat, the dog

The Streetons’ rich serenade

Passion

If music be the food of love

Miss Elizabeth Roberts
Miss Elizabeth Roberts
Miss Elizabeth Roberts

Miss Elizabeth Roberts, 1830

Richard Read Jnr
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812

N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips
Portrait, line engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Sir Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph Banks
Sir Joseph Banks

Sir Joseph Banks, 1802

William Ridley
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gina and Ted Gregg 2010

Steven Bishop, performer by Nathalie Latham

Australia's Creative Diaspora

Photographed by Nathalie Latham
Previous exhibition, 2007

Paris based Australian photographer and filmmaker Nathalie Latham has an ongoing interest in the creative achievements of other Australian artists living in various locations around the globe.

Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior of N.S.W.
Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior of N.S.W.
Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior of N.S.W.

Piper, the native who accompanied Major Mitchell in his expedition to the interior of N.S.W., 1836

William Fernyhough
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Robert Edwards AO 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ourou-Maré, dit Bull-Dog par les Anglais, Jeune Guerrier de la Tribu des Gwé-Gal
Ourou-Maré, dit Bull-Dog par les Anglais, Jeune Guerrier de la Tribu des Gwé-Gal
Ourou-Maré, dit Bull-Dog par les Anglais, Jeune Guerrier de la Tribu des Gwé-Gal

Ourou-Maré, dit Bull-Dog par les Anglais, Jeune Guerrier de la Tribu des Gwé-Gal, 1807-1817

Nicolas-Martin Petit
Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Robert Brown
Robert Brown
Robert Brown

Robert Brown, c. 1835

Dario Castellini after Carlo Liverati
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Wild Man, 2005 by Ron Mueck

Vulnerability

More about In the flesh

London-based artist Ron Mueck creates an intense awareness of the different ways in which we experience vulnerability and a strong sense of tenderness is never far away.

Tamara Tchinarova
Tamara Tchinarova
Tamara Tchinarova

Tamara Tchinarova, 1938

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Rex Dupain 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch)
The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch)
The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch)

The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch), c. 1929

Harold Cazneaux
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

George Lambert

'Self Portrait with Gladioli'
Portrait story

An examination of the life and times of George Lambert through the gesture and pose in his self portrait. 

Manning Clark
Manning Clark
Manning Clark

Manning Clark, 1985

Rick Amor
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra
Margel and Tarquin, Canberra
Margel and Tarquin, Canberra

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945

Frank Hinder
Portrait, pen and ink, brush and ink and pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Ross family in memory of Noel and Enid Eliot 2014

Match woman, c.1823 by John Dempsey

Do you know more?

General content

The National Portrait Gallery is calling on family history enthusiasts and amateur historians to help reveal more about the people in Dempsey’s People: A folio of British street portraits from 1824-1844.

Slim Dusty and Dame Edna Everage, Carlton Hill Station, WA, 10 July 1993

Rarely Everage

The Lives of Barry Humphries
Previous exhibition, 2002

The exhibition begins with Barry's childhood in Camberwell, Melbourne and chronicles his days as a struggling actor in Australia and England, his creation of characters including Barry McKenzie, Dame Edna Everage, Sandy Stone and Sir Les Patterson

Karlo, 2017 by David Rosetzky

Observation point

Magazine article by David Rosetzky, 2019

I work with portraiture as a way to explore the nuances and complexities of contemporary selfhood and subjectivity.

True Stories - Helen Garner

Jenny Sages

Paths to Portraiture
Previous exhibition, 2010

The exhibition Sages examines the process of portrait making through four large-scale portraits of women by Jenny Sages, paired with intimate preparatory drawings.

John Richard Tindale
John Richard Tindale
John Richard Tindale

John Richard Tindale, 1841

Maurice Felton
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Mary Tindale
Mary Tindale
Mary Tindale

Mary Tindale, 1841

Maurice Felton
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

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Head of H.C. Coombs, c. 1972 (cast 2018)

Norma Redpath
Portrait, bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester

Depth of Field

Portrait Photography from the Collection
Previous exhibition, 2004

Over the last five years the National Portrait Gallery has developed a collection of portrait photographs that reflects both the strength and diversity of Australian achievement as well as the talents of our photographers.

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Albert Namatjira, c. 1954-1958 (printed 2017)

Charles Chauvel
Portrait, inkjet print from a scanned colour transparency on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

The rose, 1927

The World of Thea Proctor

Previous exhibition, 2005

The World of Thea Proctor is the Portrait Gallery's second major biographical exhibition - that is, the second exhibition to focus exclusively on the life and work of a single individual

Peter Sculthorpe

Peter Sculthorpe

A Celebration
Previous exhibition, 2009

To celebrate Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday, the National Portrait Gallery has created a feature exhibition of portraits and associated biographic material drawn from the National Portrait Gallery and the composer’s personal collection.

Copeman, gardener, Great Yarmouth by John Dempsey

Calling all family history buffs

3 July 2017
Archived media releases 2017

The National Portrait Gallery is calling on family history enthusiasts and amateur historians to tell it more about the people in its new show, Dempsey’s People: A folio of British street portraits from 1824-1844.

Damien Parer

Mirror With A Memory

Photographic Portraiture in Australia
Previous exhibition, 2000

This is the first major exhibition to examine photographic portraiture in Australia, from its beginnings in the early 1840s to the present day

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa

Husbands and Wives

Photographic Portraits from 19th Century Australia
Previous exhibition, 2010

'I have just been to my dressing case to take a peep at you.

Professor Peter Doherty

Australia and the Nobel Prize

Previous exhibition, 2003

This unique exhibition will give an insight into the private lives, pursuits and work of all the Nobel laureates associated with Australia

Bungaree, late chief of the Broken Bay tribe, Sydney

Heads of the People

A Portrait of Colonial Australia
Previous exhibition, 2000

For Tom Roberts - Australia's best nineteenth-century portrait painter - neither a proto-national portrait gallery nor more popular collections of portrait heads, were sufficient public celebrations for the notables of Australian history

Margaret Fulton

Masters of Fare

Chefs, winemakers, providores
Previous exhibition, 2004

Masters of fare: chefs, winemakers, providores celebrates men and women who have championed the unique culinary characteristics and produce of Australia, enriching our lives with new ideas and new flavours over the past forty years.

Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce
Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce
Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce

Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1925-1928

, Percy Metcalfe
Portrait, glazed ceramic

Purchased 2006

Professor Peter Doherty

Rick Amor

21 Portraits
Previous exhibition, 2014

Rick Amor, noblest yet most unaffected of contemporary Australian portraitists, is also a painter of enigmatic, ominous landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes that haunt the viewer like dreams, dimly-recalled.

Steven Bishop, performer by Nathalie Latham

Here and there

Magazine article by Geoffrey Batchen, 2007

Nathalie Latham's exhibition Australia's Creative Diaspora explores Australians, in the arts, who live and work internationally.

McCaughey Street, Turner, 1959, 2012 by Heather Corrigan

Heather Corrigan

Finalist interviews

The lovely faces in my photograph are that of my best friends. Some I have only known for a couple of months, others for most of my life. For me, recreating a family portrait with individuals I love was supremely important. I was reconstructing a photo of people I cherish with people I adore.

Ned Kelly death mask

Sideshow Alley

Infamy, the macabre & the portrait
Previous exhibition, 2015

Death masks, post-mortem drawings and other spooky and disquieting portraits... Come and see how portraits of infamous Australians were used in the 19th century.

Self portrait

Elegance in exile

Portrait drawings from colonial Australia
Previous exhibition, 2012

Elegance in exile is an exhibition surveying the work of Richard Read senior, Thomas Bock, Thomas Griffiths Wainewright and Charles Rodius: four artists who, though exiled to Australia as convicts, created many of the most significant and elegant portraits of the colonial period.

Bob Hawke

Primed

Some Prime Ministers
Previous exhibition, 2019

Seventeen of Australia’s thirty prime ministers to date are represented in the contrasting sizes, moods and mediums of these portraits.

Mr Mortimer Lewis

Little treasures

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2002

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

Georg von Neumayer
Georg von Neumayer
Georg von Neumayer

Georg von Neumayer, c. 1860

Johnstone & Co
Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

Mr and Mrs Case
Mr and Mrs Case
Mr and Mrs Case

Mr and Mrs Case, 1864

Alexander Fox and Co
Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman'
William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman'
William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman'

William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman', c. 1869

John Davis
Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of FW Macpherson 2010

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1870

William H. Bardwell
Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Dovima with elephants, evening dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955 by Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon People media information

8 August 2013
Archived media releases 2013

Press releases and images downloads for media.

Barbara Blackman

Life class

Magazine article by Leonie Hellmers, 2004

Barbara Blackman reflects on her experiences as a life model.

John Connell
John Connell
John Connell

John Connell, c. 1830

Richard Read Jnr
Portrait, watercolour on paper laid on cardboard

Gift of Eleanor Thornton 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Anna Meares

Anna Meares, 2018

by Narelle Autio
General content

Commissioned with funds provided by King & Wood Mallesons 2018

Sir Henry Barkly
Sir Henry Barkly
Sir Henry Barkly

Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill
Portrait, albumen photograph carte de visite on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving)

Nicholas Harding

28 Portraits
Previous exhibition, 2017

Nicholas Harding: 28 portraits features paintings of Robert Drewe, John Bell and Hugo Weaving alongside gorgeously coloured recent oil portraits, delicate gouaches and bold ink and charcoal drawings.

Elizabeth

Darling Portrait Prize

Previous exhibition, 2020

The Darling Prize is a new annual prize for Australian portrait painters, painting Australian sitters. The winner receives a cash prize of $75,000.

A Sydney family, 1840s

The house, the horse, the wife and the offspring

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Joanna Gilmour writes about the portraiture of the colonial artist William Nicholas.

Lady Barkly
Lady Barkly
Lady Barkly

Lady Barkly, 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill
Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite on card

Purchased 2014

Martha Kermode
Martha Kermode
Martha Kermode

Martha Kermode, c. 1840

Henry Mundy
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased 2008. The original frame for this work was donated to the National Portrait Gallery of Australia by the National Gallery of Victoria 2009.

Robert Kermode
Robert Kermode
Robert Kermode

Robert Kermode, c. 1840

Henry Mundy
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased 2008. The original frame for this work was donated to the National Portrait Gallery of Australia by the National Gallery of Victoria 2009.

Andy Thomas

Uncommon Australians

The vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling
Previous exhibition, 2015

This exhibition showcases portraits acquired through the generosity of the National Portrait Gallery’s Founding Patrons, L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC.

Jessie Street

First Ladies

Significant Australian Women 1913–2013
Previous exhibition, 2013

First Ladies profiles women who have achieved noteworthy firsts over the past 100 years.

Lee Kernaghan near Broken Hill

Australian of the Year

Inspiring a Nation
Previous exhibition, 2010

The Australian of the Year Awards have often provoked controversy about who is selected and whether their achievements are remarkable.

Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide
Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide
Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide

Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide, c. 1862

Stephen Edward Nixon
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Purchased 2018

Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine

Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine, 2015

John Gollings
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Gift of the artist 2017. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Elle Macpherson

Australian Visit

Previous exhibition, 2006

The exhibition will include works of art from the NPG Canberra's permanent collection with some inward loans and aims to highlight the achievements of notable Australians.

Sydney Ure Smith

Dupain detective

Magazine article by Johanna McMahon, 2019

Johanna McMahon revels in history and mystery in pursuit of a suite of unknown portrait subjects.

Thomas Mathewson (inset) and his studio on Queen Street, c. 1908 by Thomas Mathewson & Co

Northern exposure

Magazine article by Phil Manning, 2017

Phil Manning celebrates a century of Brisbane photographic portraiture.

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy

The Writer: Peter Goldsworthy, 2018

by Deidre But-Husaim
General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Jillian Broadbent AO and Dr Helen Nugent AO 2018.

Studio of the American & Australasian Photographic Co., Hill End, 1872

A rogue's calling card

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Joanna Gilmour explores the stories behind the ninteenth-century carte de visites of bushrangers Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry.

Helena Rubinstein in a red brocade Balenciaga gown

Philanthropic donations enable otherwise unobtainable acquisition

20 October 2016
Archived media releases 2016

A magnanimous portrait of Helena Rubinstein has been acquired for the National Portrait Gallery’s collection.

Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon)

Chance encounter

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Joanna Gilmour explores the life and times of one of Melbourne's early socialites, Jessie Eyre Williams.

Kevin Rudd

An Australian story

Magazine article by Hon. Kevin Rudd, 2009

In his speech launching the new National Portrait Gallery building on 3 December 2008, then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd set the Gallery in a national and historical context.

Bushrangers, Victoria, Australia, 1852, 1887 by William Strutt

Strutt your stuff

Magazine article by Matthew Jones, 2016

Matthew Jones on the upshot of a St Kilda Road outrage.

Portrait of Captain James Cook RN

Capturing Cook

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2003

In focussing on the importance of gifts in the building of the collection, prominence must be given to the most spectacular of the National Portrait Gallery's acquisitions; the portrait of Captain James Cook RN by John Webber R.A.

William Charles Wentworth -The Australian Patriot

The Wentworths – Hidden in Plain Sight

Magazine article by Grace Carroll, 2015

Grace Carroll on the gendered world of the Wentworths.

Shall I raise my eyebrows and gasp? (Alex), 2011 by TextaQueen

Pen power

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2015

Politics and personae in the portraiture of TextaQueen by Jane Raffan.

Sir Henry Unton

Icons and imagery

Magazine article by Alison Weir, 2011

Alison Weir explores the National Portrait Gallery, London and the BP Portrait Award to find what makes a good painted portrait - past and present.

James Ford, 1979 by Robert Mapplethorpe

Apollo's breath

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2016

Christopher Chapman delights in the intimacy of Robert Mapplethorpe's photography

Betty Bryant, c. 1939

The life of Bryant

Magazine article by Tenille Hands, 2018

Tenille Hands explores a portrait prize gifted to the National Screen and Sound Archive.

Chance meeting, 1940-41 by Martin Lewis

Nocturnal animals

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2017

Joanna Gilmour explores the enticing urban shadows cast by artists Martin Lewis and Edward Hopper.

Cathy Freeman, 1994

Depth of Field

Magazine article by Lauren Dalla, 2004

The exhibition Depth of Field displays a selection of portrait photographs that reflect the strength and diversity of Australian achievement.

Portrait of Truganini, daughter of the Chief of Bruny Island, Van Diemens Land, c. 1835

Black and white history

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

English artist Benjamin Duterrau took up the cause of the Indigenous peoples of Tasmania with his detailed and sympathetic renderings.

Last Light Ellis Hutch

Reflections

General content

All that fall: Sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War exhibition co-curators Dr Anne Sanders and Dr Christopher Chapman reflect on the evolution of the Gallery’s Anzac Centenary exhibition.

Portrait of Kang Sehwang, 1783 by Yi Myeonggi

The artist, the scholar and the gentleman

Magazine article by Kwon Hyeeun, 2019

Kwon Hyeeun introduces Korean portraits of Kang Sehwang, and five generations of the Kang family.

"Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?", 1956

Pop goes the preconception

Magazine article by Paul Moorhouse, 2007

A National Portrait Gallery, London exhibition redefines portraiture, shifting the focus towards a new perspective on Pop Art.

Sir Sidney Kidman

The fat of the land

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Sir Sidney Kidman (1857-1935) is inscribed in Australian legend as the ‘Cattle King’. 

Billy Hughes paperweight

Mugshots

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

A toast to the acquisition of an unconventional new portrait of former Prime Minister, Stanley Melbourne Bruce.

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.

Charles Haddon Chambers

Suave

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

Charles Haddon Chambers the Australian-born playboy playwright settled permanently in London in 1880 but never lost his Australian stance when satirising the English.

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa

Tiny Trace of a Colonial Giant

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2004

At just 7.8 x 6.2 cm, the daguerreotype of Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa is one of the smallest works in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery.

Paul Kelly 30.11.1980 by Liz Reed

Pop poet

Magazine article by Dr Anne Sanders, 2013

Dr Anne Sanders previews the works in the new focus exhibition Paul Kelly and The Portraits.

Sir Macfarlane Burnet

Picture this...

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2003

This edited version of a speech by Andrew Sayers examines some of the antecedents of the National Portrait Gallery and set out the ideas behind the modern Gallery and its collection.

Sisters, 2015 by André Brönnimann

Adam’s Prize Apples

Magazine article by Pamela Gerrish Nunn, 2016

Pamela Gerrish Nunn explores New Zealand’s premium award for portraiture.

Ms Anna Burke MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives 2015 by Jude Rae

Hired guns, bounty hunters and horse whisperers

Magazine article by Jude Rae, 2016

Jude Rae contemplates the portrait commission.

Captain W Kinghorne

The bright-eyed Mariner

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2008
A new colonial portrait brings a zealous captain near.
Captain James Cook

Rethinking foundational histories

Magazine article by Kate Fullagar, 2019

A focus on Indigenous-European relationships underpins Facing New Worlds. By Kate Fullagar.

Studio portrait of servicewoman Lance Corporal Kathleen Jean Mary (Kath) Walker, c.1942

Past present

Magazine article by Krysia Kitch, 2016

Krysia Kitch celebrates Oodgeroo Noonuccal.

Jessie Street

Worth her salt

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Jerrold Nathan's portrait of Jessie Street shows the elegant side of a many-faceted lady.

Portrait of Private Edward Lello 1915 by Darge Photographic Company

Final frame

Magazine article by Karl James, 2016

Karl James reflects on soldier portraiture during the Great War.

Portrait of Elizabeth Gould with a raptor, possibly a red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus), painted in her lifetime Artist unknown

Birds of a feather

Magazine article by Annette Twyman, 2021

Charting a path from cockatiel to finch, Annette Twyman explores her family portraits and stories.

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy

Off grid

Magazine article by Aimee Board, 2019

Aimee Board ventures within and beyond to consider two remarkable new Gallery acquisitions.

One hundred days at 7pm 2015 by Fiona McMonagle

Self-effacing

Magazine article by Michael Wardell, 2016

Michael Wardell samples the fare in the University of Queensland National Self-portrait Prize.

Mutiny on the Bounty (The Mutineers turning Lieutenant Bligh and part of the officers and crew adrift from His Majesty's Ship the Bounty)

High & Bligh

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Joanna Gilmour explores the 1790 portrait of William Bligh by Robert Dodd.

Professor Peter Doherty

Friends and Acquaintances

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

Dr. Sarah Engledow discusses a collection of drawings and prints by the Victorian artist Rick Amor acquired in 2005.

Self-portrait, 1962 by Judy Cassab

Flesh, figure and rock

Magazine article by Aimee Board, 2018

Aimee Board traces Judy Cassab’s path to the Australian outback, arriving at the junction of inspiration and abstraction.

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones

Home and away

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Sir William Dobell painted the portraits of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones and Sir Hudson Fysh, who did much to promote the image of Australia in this country and abroad.

Louis XVI giving final instructions to the Comte de La Perouse, c. 1785

Sea legged frogs

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2011

Joanna Gilmour describes some of the stories of the individuals and incidents that define French exploration of Australia and the Pacific.

National Portrait Gallery

History

About us

How the National Portrait Gallery and its unique collection came to be

Sarah Bernhardt, 1876 by Georges Clairin

Demimonde liaisons

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2017

Jane Raffan feasts on modernity’s entrée in the Belle Époque theatre of the demimonde.

Tom Wills, c. 1870 by William Handcock

Secure the shadow ere the substance fade

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2015

The tragic tale of Tom Wills, the ‘inventor’ of Australian Rules Football.

David Marr, 2011 by Nicholas Harding

Through thick and thin

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2017

Sarah Engledow likes the manifold mediums of Nicholas Harding’s portraiture.

Henry Lawson

Regarding Henrys

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2015

Sarah Engledow ponders the divergent legacies of Messrs Kendall and Lawson.

Mr John Eason

The shipwright's arms

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2013

Joanna Gilmour explores the life and times of convict-turned-artist William Buelow Gould.

The Rajah quilt, 1841 by Kezia Hayter

Material culture

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2018

The Rajah Quilt’s narrative promptings are as intriguing as the textile is intricate.

The Bare story

General content

Curator, Penny Grist, reveals how this exhibition came to be

David Marr, 2011 by Nicholas Harding

Nicholas Harding: 28 Portraits

Exhibition essay
General content

Sarah Engledow looks at three decades of Nicholas Harding's portraiture.

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