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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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Ninety-nine-and-three-quarters, 2016

by Nic Duncan

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 Finalist

Now one hundred years of age, Nell still lives at home, is a keen gardener and drives herself to the CWA each week. As I arrived to photograph her, she was busy planning a trip to the other side of the country to surprise her baby brother for his ninetieth birthday.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

Other NPPP photos from Nic Duncan

Paul's smile, 2019 Nic Duncan
NPPP 2020 Finalist
Johnny, 2019 Nic Duncan
NPPP 2020 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

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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.