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The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004

Robin Sellick

type C photograph on paper (sheet: 74.3 cm x 61.0 cm, image: 61.0 cm x 50.0 cm)

Some of the Australian women who won gold medals for swimming at the 2004 Athens Olympics posed after the Games for Robin Sellick. Jodie Henry OAM (b.1983) won the 100m freestyle. Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett OAM (née Lenton, b.1985), Alice Mills OAM (b.1986) and Jodie Henry were part of the 4 x 100m free style relay gold medal-winning team. Brooke Hanson OAM (b.1978), Liesel Jones OAM (b.1985), Giaan Rooney OAM (b.1982), Jodie Henry and Alice Mills were part of the 4 x 100m medley relay gold medal-winning team. Of the women shown, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Trickett won two gold medals, a silver and a bronze, Jones won two gold medals and a silver, and Mills won a bronze.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Accession number: 2005.94

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Robin Sellick (age 37 in 2004)

Jodie Henry OAM (age 21 in 2004)

Lisbeth Trickett OAM (age 19 in 2004)

Giaan Rooney OAM (age 22 in 2004)

Brooke Hanson OAM (age 26 in 2004)

Liesel Jones OAM (age 19 in 2004)

Alice Mills (age 18 in 2004)

Subject professions

Sports and recreation

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On one level The Companion talks about the most famous and frontline Australians, but on another it tells us about ourselves: who we read, who we watch, who we listen to, who we cheer for, who we aspire to be, and who we'll never forget. The Companion is available to buy online and in the Portrait Gallery Store.

Interview with Robin Sellick video: 1 minute
Interview with Robin Sellick video: 1 minute
Interview with Robin Sellick video: 1 minute
Interview with Robin Sellick video: 1 minute

Adam Scott by Robin Sellick

Portrait story

An interview with photographer Robin Sellick about his portrait of golfing champion Adam Scott.

Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick
Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick
Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick
Steve Irwin, 2005 Robin Sellick

Crikey!

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

Robin Sellick captured a rare moment of quietude from the late conservation star Steve Irwin.

Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick
Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick
Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick
Adam Scott: at Sanctuary Cove Golf Course, 2006 Robin Sellick

Celebrities on the field

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2006

Robin Sellick's portraits of Australian sportspeople include Harry Kewell, Adam Scott, Shane Warne, Mark Webber and John Newcombe.

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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.