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‘I often think of the Portrait Gallery as the ‘home of the soul of the country’ because behind every portrait hanging on the walls there is a soul. It is this collection of souls; it is their history, their contribution to Australia, and their place in the life of our country that tells the story of our country.’

Sid Myer AM
Foundation Chairman

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which the NPG stands.