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Stephen Ridgeway and Stephen Russell, c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

type C photograph on paper (sheet: 31.0 x 50.8, image: 28.0 cm x 40.8 cm)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004
© Estate of Penny Tweedie

Accession number: 2004.202

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Penny Tweedie (age 60 in 2000)

Stephen Ridgeway

Stephen Russell

Subject professions

Indigenous identity

Donated by

Penny Tweedie (47 portraits)

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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.