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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.

Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best, 1943-1944

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Charles Wheeler, 1961

Louis Kahan
Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (future Queen Elizabeth II), 1942-1943

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-1944

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk and black ink on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Lord Casey, c. 1932

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, conté, brush and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2003

Sir Roland Hibbert Cross, 1943-1944

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

His Royal Highness Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester (Governor General of Australia), 1943-1944

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk with black ink highlight on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005

Francis Reiss and June Orford
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-1944

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961

William Dargie
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Sydney Airports Corporation 2001

The Wonder Years

Magazine article by Sarah Hill, 2001

Sarah Hill introduces the portrait busts of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm by Enid Fleming.

Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009

Hermannsburg Potters, Irene Mbitjana Entata, Virginia Mbitjana Rontji, Lindy Panangka Rontji, Rahel Kngwarria Ungwanaka, Rona Panangka Rubuntja, Dawn Ngala Wheeler, Judith Pungarta Inkamala, Anita Ratara Mbitjana, Hayley Panangka Coulthard, Clara Ngala Inkamala
Portrait, fired terracotta clay, underglaze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2009

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency