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Professor Ralph Blacket

John Caldwell

mixed media on archival mount board (sheet: 133.5 cm x 100.8 cm, frame: 137.3 cm x 104.5 cm depth 3.7 cm)
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Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2017

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Artist and subject

John Caldwell (age 52 in 1994)

Professor John Blacket AO (age 75 in 1994)

Donated by

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