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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.

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Westralia (Mr Albert Frederick Calvert)

Westralia (Mr Albert Frederick Calvert)
1895

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No. 27

Men of the Day No. 27 "La Reyne le veult" (Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre)…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Ducker (Douglas Hamilton McLean)

Ducker (Douglas Hamilton McLean)
1897

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No.14

Men of the Day No.14 "A Faithful Friend, an eminent Savant, and the best…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Fetteresso (Sir Robert Duff)

Fetteresso (Sir Robert Duff)
1883

Francois Verheyden, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No. 57

Men of the Day No. 57 "Old Bones" (Sir Richard Owen)
1873

an unknown artist, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No. 5

Men of the Day No. 5 "As straight as a reed" (Henry John Rous)
1870

Alfred Thompson, Vanity Fair Magazine

A Cimiez. Promenade matinale (Queen Victoria)

A Cimiez. Promenade matinale (Queen Victoria)
1897

Jean Baptiste Guth, Vanity Fair Magazine

Round the World (Thomas Brassey)

Round the World (Thomas Brassey)
1877

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No.19

Men of the Day No.19 "A great Med'cine-Man among the Inqui-ring Redskins"…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Fairie (A W Cox)

Fairie (A W Cox)
1910

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Western Australia (Sir Frederick Bedford)

Western Australia (Sir Frederick Bedford)
1903

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Chelsea Hospital (Sir Henry Wylie Norman)

Chelsea Hospital (Sir Henry Wylie Norman)
1903

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

fresh from the Channel Fleet (Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson)

fresh from the Channel Fleet (Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson)
1901

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Saide, R.Y.S. (Charles Gibson Millar)

Saide, R.Y.S. (Charles Gibson Millar)
1894

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

a Traveller (2nd Baron Lamington)

a Traveller (2nd Baron Lamington)
1892

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Cape of Good Hope ( Sir Henry Barkly)

The Cape of Good Hope ( Sir Henry Barkly)
1887

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Candidate for Chelsea (9th Earl of Kintore)

Candidate for Chelsea (9th Earl of Kintore)
1880

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Demon bowler (Frederick Robert Spofforth)

The Demon bowler (Frederick Robert Spofforth)
1878

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

a Postmaster General (Sir James Fergusson)

a Postmaster General (Sir James Fergusson)
1892

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

H. Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle)

H. Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle)
1889

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Aldershot Cavalry (Major General Reginald Talbot)

Aldershot Cavalry (Major General Reginald Talbot)
1897

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Charlie (Lord Charles Robert Carrington)

Charlie (Lord Charles Robert Carrington)
1874

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Australian Cricket (George John Bonnor)

Australian Cricket (George John Bonnor)
1884

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Statesmen, No. 4

Statesmen, No. 4 "An enemy to democracy, yet a professor liberal principles,…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Sammy (Samuel Wood)

Sammy (Samuel Wood)
1892

Henry Seppings-Wright, Vanity Fair Magazine

W. A. (Sir John Forrest)

W. A. (Sir John Forrest)
1897

Julius Mendes Price, Vanity Fair Magazine

Kismet (Mr Oscar Asche)

Kismet (Mr Oscar Asche)
1912-1913

Alick Ritchie, Vanity Fair Magazine

New South Wales (Earl Beauchamp)

New South Wales (Earl Beauchamp)
1899

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Peace and War (Mr A. G. Hales)

Peace and War (Mr A. G. Hales)
1908

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Frank Wootton

Frank Wootton
c. 1908

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Australia (The Hon. Alfred Deakin)

Australia (The Hon. Alfred Deakin)
1908

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Australian Commonwealth (Henry Stafford Northcote)

The Australian Commonwealth (Henry Stafford Northcote)
1904

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Dan (Sir Daniel Cooper)

Dan (Sir Daniel Cooper)
1890s

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Cape High Commissioner (Sir Henry Brougham Loch)

The Cape High Commissioner (Sir Henry Brougham Loch)
1894

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Statesmen No. 4

Statesmen No. 4 "An enemy to democracy, yet a professor of liberal principles,…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Lord Chamberlain (Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope)

The Lord Chamberlain (Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope)
1900

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Phil (Phil May)

Phil (Phil May)
1895

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

New South Wales (Earl of Jersey Victor Albert George Child-Villiers)

New South Wales (Earl of Jersey Victor Albert George Child-Villiers)
1890

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

a squatter (Sir Samuel Wilson)

a squatter (Sir Samuel Wilson)
1885

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Sydney (Sir Daniel Cooper)

Sydney (Sir Daniel Cooper)
1882

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Men of the Day No. 25

Men of the Day No. 25 "Baronet or butcher" (Sir Roger Doughty Tichborne)…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Statesmen No. 83

Statesmen No. 83 "By birth a man, by inheritance a Marquis and a Governor…

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Police (Lieut Colonel Edmund Yeamans Walcott Henderson)

Police (Lieut Colonel Edmund Yeamans Walcott Henderson)
1875

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Statesmen No. 20

Statesmen No. 20 "A Returned Colonist" (Rt Hon. Hugh C.E. Childers)
1869

Carlo Pellegrini, Vanity Fair Magazine

Australia (Sir Edmund Barton)

Australia (Sir Edmund Barton)
1902

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

International Penny Postage (Mr John Henniker Heaton MP)

International Penny Postage (Mr John Henniker Heaton MP)
1887

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

First Conservative Whip (Sir Alexander Fuller-Acland-Hood Bart MP)

First Conservative Whip (Sir Alexander Fuller-Acland-Hood Bart MP)
1903

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

Small Holdings (The Earl Carrington Baron Charles Robert Carrington)

Small Holdings (The Earl Carrington Baron Charles Robert Carrington)
1907

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

The Demon bowler (Frederick Robert Spofforth)

The Demon bowler (Frederick Robert Spofforth)
1878

Sir Leslie Ward, Vanity Fair Magazine

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