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Billy McMahon, 1972

Frank Hinder

fibre- tipped pen, wash on paper (sheet: 26.5 cm x 21.8 cm)

Sir William McMahon was the 20th prime minister, in office from March 1971 to December 1972. The Liberal-Country coalition held government from 1949 until the end of 1972, when Gough Whitlam won the election for the Labor Party on the premise that ‘It’s time.’

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of HOTA (Home of the Arts), Gold Coast 2019 with the encouragement of Patrick Corrigan AM

Accession number: 2019.18

Currently on display: Gallery One (Marilyn Darling Gallery)

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Artist and subject

Frank Hinder (age 66 in 1972)

Sir William McMahon CH GCMG PC (age 64 in 1972)

Subject professions

Government and leadership

Donated by

HOTA (Home of the Arts) (9 portraits)

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