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George Langley, 1918

James McBey

conte on paper (sheet: 36.2 cm x 25.5 cm)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pat Lesslie née Langley, in memory of George Langley and Rob Lesslie 2015

Accession number: 2015.94

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James McBey (age 35 in 1918)

George F. Langley CBE DSO (age 27 in 1918)

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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.