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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.

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Australian Visit

Previous exhibition
from Friday 7 April until Monday 31 July 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.

Elle Macpherson
Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland. © Polly Borland

A major impetus for this exhibition was our recent painting commission of Her Royal Highness Princess Mary of Denmark. The painting of Princess Mary along with 50 other works of art will be exhibited at Frederiksborg Castle.

43 portraits

1 Cathy Freeman, 1994 Montalbetti + Campbell. © Montalbetti & Campbell. 2 Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti + Campbell. © Montalbetti & Campbell.
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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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