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Professor Ralph Blacket

1994
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)
Image not available (NC)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2017

Artist and subject

John Caldwell (age 52 in 1994)

Professor John Blacket AO (age 75 in 1994)

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John Caldwell (2 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.

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