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New South Wales State Repatriation Board, c.1920

Frank Neish

gelatin silver photograph on cardboard (backing sheet: 22.8 cm x 27.8 cm, image: 13.1 cm x 19.5 cm)

Sir Mark Sheldon (1871-1956), businessman, was the Chairman of the first Repatriation Board of NSW. He was managing-director of Carmichael & Co. Ltd, paper merchants; chairman of Waterloo Glass Bottle Works Ltd (1910-15); a long-term director from 1910 of the Australian Bank of Commerce; vice-president of the Sydney Chamber of Commerce (1916-19); a State executive member of the British Red Cross Society; and chairman of the State Repatriation Board (1917-19).In October 1919 he became Australian Commissioner in New York.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of FW Macpherson 2012

Accession number: 2012.158

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Frank Neish

Sir Mark Sheldon (age 49 in 1920)

Sir Samuel Hordern (age 44 in 1920)

Arthur Vernon

J Eade

Donated by

John Macpherson (4 portraits)

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