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of sitters who are in the profession "Military" sorted by acquisition date
Lt. A.R.Cutler VC, 1943 Dora Toovey

Lt. A.R.Cutler VC
1943

Dora Toovey

Sir Lawrence Wackett Louis Kahan

Sir Lawrence Wackett

Louis Kahan

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NC

David Morrison
2016

Peter Brew-Bevan

Duke of Wellington, 1841 John Lucas

Duke of Wellington
1841

John Lucas

Lord Kitchener, n.d. William Howitt

Lord Kitchener
n.d.

William Howitt

Major Thomas Lord, c.1840 Henry Mundy

Major Thomas Lord
c.1840

Henry Mundy

George Langley, 1918 James McBey

George Langley
1918

James McBey

H. B. Gullett, c.1939 Nora Heysen

H. B. Gullett
c.1939

Nora Heysen

Joseph Paul Gaimard, c. 1830 De Bove

Joseph Paul Gaimard
c. 1830

De Bove

"Aldershot Cavalry" Major General Reginald Talbot (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1897 Sir Leslie Ward

"Aldershot Cavalry" Major General Reginald Talbot (Image plate from Va…

Sir Leslie Ward

Arizona 250 GT Major General Liz Cosson, 2013 Richard Larter

Arizona 250 GT Major General Liz Cosson
2013

Richard Larter

Colonel Charles E. Merrett, 1925 A S. Peterson

Colonel Charles E. Merrett
1925

A S. Peterson

Sir George Young Kt, Admiral of the White Squadron, 1814 John Smart, Blood, Joyce Gold Naval Chronicle Office

Sir George Young Kt, Admiral of the White Squadron
1814

John Smart, Blood, Joyce Gold Naval Chronicle Office

John Schank Esq. RN, 1805 an unknown artist, an unknown artist, J Asperne

John Schank Esq. RN
1805

an unknown artist, an unknown artist, J Asperne

Thad Kosciuszko, n.d. H B. Hall, W Pate, G P. Putman & Co

Thad Kosciuszko
n.d.

H B. Hall, W Pate, G P. Putman & Co

The Right Honourable Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White Squadron, 1802 George Romney, William Ridley, Bunney & Gold

The Right Honourable Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White Squadron
1802

George Romney, William Ridley, Bunney & Gold

Admiral Earl Howe, n.d. John Singleton Copley, R Cooper

Admiral Earl Howe
n.d.

John Singleton Copley, R Cooper

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Bill Robertson
2008

Paul Gosney

Portrait of Captain Edward Riou, 1801 Samuel Shelley, James Heath

Portrait of Captain Edward Riou
1801

Samuel Shelley, James Heath

Part of the crew of His Majesty's Ship Guardian endeavouring to escape in the boats, 1790 Robert Dodd

Part of the crew of His Majesty's Ship Guardian endeavouring to escape…

Robert Dodd

Lieutenant Shortland, 1789 S Shelley, W Sherwin

Lieutenant Shortland
1789

S Shelley, W Sherwin

Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie

Sir Lawrence Wackett
c. 1961

William Dargie

"Frank Wootton" (Image plate from Vanity Fair), c. 1908 Sir Leslie Ward

"Frank Wootton" (Image plate from Vanity Fair)
c. 1908

Sir Leslie Ward

Field Marshal the Lord Birdwood, 1938 Barbara Tribe

Field Marshal the Lord Birdwood
1938

Barbara Tribe

Eric Douglas, c. 1929-31 Frank Hurley

Eric Douglas
c. 1929-31

Frank Hurley

Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1842 Robert Frain, Frederick Bromley

Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane
1842

Robert Frain, Frederick Bromley

Edward Telford Simpson, 1919 John St Helier Lander

Edward Telford Simpson
1919

John St Helier Lander

General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1850 (published) James Faed, W Wilding after John Watson Gordon

General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane
1850 (published)

James Faed, W Wilding after John Watson Gordon

John Monash, 1919 James Quinn

John Monash
1919

James Quinn

Portrait of Alec Campbell, 2001-2004 Terry Eichler

Portrait of Alec Campbell
2001-2004

Terry Eichler

Nancy Wake - The White Mouse, 2001 Melissa Beowulf

Nancy Wake - The White Mouse
2001

Melissa Beowulf

"Police" Lieut. Colonel Edmund Yeamans Walcott Henderson (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1875 Carlo Pellegrini

"Police" Lieut. Colonel Edmund Yeamans Walcott Henderson (Image plate …

Carlo Pellegrini

Colonel J.C.M. Traill DSO MC, c. 1921 Harry O'Reilly

Colonel J.C.M. Traill DSO MC
c. 1921

Harry O'Reilly

Douglas Carnegie, 1968 Mark Strizic

Douglas Carnegie
1968

Mark Strizic

Sir Richard Kingsland, 1982 Gwen Eichler

Sir Richard Kingsland
1982

Gwen Eichler

Major General Paul Cullen, 2002 Mathew Lynn

Major General Paul Cullen
2002

Mathew Lynn

Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC, 1963 Karl Duldig

Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC
1963

Karl Duldig

Margaret Anderson, 1942 Napier Waller

Margaret Anderson
1942

Napier Waller

Bruce Ruxton, 1995 Paul Fitzgerald

Bruce Ruxton
1995

Paul Fitzgerald

Major General Alan Stretton, 1987 Gwendolene Pratt

Major General Alan Stretton
1987

Gwendolene Pratt

Captain Francis de Groot, 1932 Harold Cazneaux

Captain Francis de Groot
1932

Harold Cazneaux

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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.