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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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A Book about Australian Women
1974

Carol Jerrems, Virginia Fraser, Outback Press

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

On display: Gallery Three

Adut Akech
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three

Adut Akech with baby sister Akoul
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

Adut Akech with brother Bior
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

Adut Akech with siblings Kim, Yar, Bior and Alakiir
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogarty at the Hawkesbury River
2014

Juno Gemes

Anne Levy
2011

Hugh Adamson

B A Santamaria
1996

Wes Walters

Bill Neidjie
2000 (printed 2008)

Mark Lang

Bob Brown at his home in Liffey
1988 (printed 2013)

Helga Leunig

On display: Gallery Six

Bonita Mabo
1994 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

Brian Fitzpatrick
1953

Graeme Inson

Captain Francis de Groot
1932

Harold Cazneaux

Charles and Adam, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"…

Michael Riley

Charles Perkins
1974

Frank Hinder

Charles Perkins on a bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe
c. 1964 (printed 2015)

Robert McFarlane

Charles Perkins on bus to Tranby Aboriginal College, Glebe
c. 1964 (printed 2003)

Robert McFarlane

On display: Gallery Six

Chicka Dixon
1980

Juno Gemes

Creature from the Black Platoon starring Gary Foley 2011
2011

TextaQueen

On display: Gallery Four

Dame Elizabeth Couchman
n.d.

Aileen Dent

David Unaipon
n.d.

an unknown artist

Djon, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight

Dr Alice M. Moyle
1998

Chris Gentle

Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz
1983

Harold Thornton

On display: Gallery Four

Dr Roberta Sykes and Naomi
1994

Juno Gemes

Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave,…

John Citizen

On display: Gallery Four

Elizabeth
2019

Anthea da Silva

Faith Bandler
2006

Julie Edgar

Faith Bandler, study
2006

Greg Warburton

On display: Gallery Three

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived
1988

Juno Gemes

George Mealmaker
1798 (printed c. 1838)

John Kay

Germaine Greer
1988

Jacqueline Mitelman

Gill Hicks
2016

Tony Kearney

On display: Gallery Three

Great Suffragette demonstration in London
1911

Rose Stereograph Company

On display: Gallery Eight

Harold Blair
1948

Ernest Buckmaster

Ian Kiernan
1996

Kate Gollings

Isi Leibler, Jet-Set Tours

Joe Greenberg

Jack Charles
2011

Rod McNicol

Jack Mundey
1997

Lewis Morley

Jack Mundey
1985

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

On display: Gallery Six

Jack Mundey
1974

Frank Hinder

Jessie Street
1929

Reginald Jerrold-Nathan

On loan to Art Gallery of New South Wales

Joe and Brenda, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns]
1866

Edouard Gatel

Julian Burnside AO QC
2004 (printed 2012)

David Roberts

Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) and Lois O'Donoghue (Lowitja O'Donoghue)…

Mervyn Bishop

On display: Gallery Eight

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]
1965

Clif Peir

Kevin Gilbert
1972

Evelyn Kirwan

Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty…

Juno Gemes

Kondelea (Della) Elliott
1979

Ivy Shore

Kumantjayi Perkins at the Roma Forum, Brisbane
1982

Juno Gemes

Linda Burney MLA Canturbury and Rick Farley at home, Marrickville
2003

Juno Gemes

Lowitja O'Donoghue
2006

Robert Hannaford

On display: Gallery Three

Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight

Mary Windeyer
1850s

an unknown artist

Mary Windeyer
c. 1891

Freeman Brothers

On display: Gallery Eight

Mary Windeyer on the verandah at Tomago, NSW
c. 1880s

an unknown artist

Matilda (Ngambri)
2020

Brenda L Croft

On display: Gallery Three

Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country
2008 (printed 2009)

Juno Gemes

Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan
c. 1945

Noel Rubie

Mum Shirl (Mrs Shirley Smith)
1988

Juno Gemes

Neil Murray
2008

Peter Hudson

Neil Murray, Bolac, VIC
2004

John Elliott

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney
2000

David Moore

New South Wales State Repatriation Board
c. 1920

Frank Neish

Olegas Truchanas
1971

Ralph Hope-Johnstone

On display: Gallery Four

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba
1982

Juno Gemes

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982…

Juno Gemes

Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe
1992 (printed 2009)

George Fetting

Peter Dombrovskis
1996

Liz Dombrovskis

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Six

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Philip Nitschke
1998 (re-worked 2009)

Amanda King

Professor Germaine Greer
1999

Polly Borland

Richard Bell
2009

Mike Chavez

Richard Walley
2015

Dr Julie Dowling

On display: Gallery Three

Ron and Valerie Taylor
n.d.

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Four

Ron Castan
1996

Francis Reiss

Ron Castan AM QC
1995

Kate Gollings

Rosalie Kunoth (Ngarla Kunoth)
1953

an unknown artist

Rose Scott
1913

May Moore

On display: Gallery Eight

Rosie Batty
2017

Nikki Toole

Samantha Cook
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

Social currency (Eva Cox)
1999

Kim Spooner

Suzanne Bellamy
1997

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

The Hon Gough Whitlam, Ossie Cruse and Michael Anderson
1981 (printed 2003)

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Four

Thomas Keneally
1987

Bernd Heinrich

Tim Costello
2006 (printed 2010)

Dave Tacon

Wandjuk Marika
1979

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Four

Yami Lester speaks at Uluru Handback Ceremony
1985 (printed 2003)

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Four

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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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