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Call Me Daddy, 2014

by Claire Wilson

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 Finalist

This photograph was taken during the final of the 2014 World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships in Montpellier, France. The final was a rematch of the 2013 final, with the European team ‘Call Me Daddy’ playing American team and defending champions, ‘Beavers’. This photograph is of one of the Call Me Daddy players, Lefty Will, being given a drink of water from the crowd at half-time. In front of the home crowd, Call Me Daddy fought back from being 3–1 down to win 5–3.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

Previous exhibition, 2015

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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.