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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.

Woureddy, an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land, 1835 Benjamin Law
Woureddy, an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land, 1835 Benjamin Law
Woureddy, an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land, 1835 Benjamin Law

Woureddy, an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land, 1835 Benjamin Law

Portrait, cast plaster, painted

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Trucaninny, wife of Woureddy, 1836 Benjamin Law
Trucaninny, wife of Woureddy, 1836 Benjamin Law
Trucaninny, wife of Woureddy, 1836 Benjamin Law

Trucaninny, wife of Woureddy, 1836 Benjamin Law

Portrait, cast plaster, painted

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Truggernana, a native of southern part of V.D. Land, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau
Truggernana, a native of southern part of V.D. Land, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau
Truggernana, a native of southern part of V.D. Land, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau

Truggernana, a native of southern part of V.D. Land, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau

Portrait, etching, printed in black ink from one copper plate on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Ian Potter Foundation 2009

Woureddy, a wild native of Brune Island, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau
Woureddy, a wild native of Brune Island, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau
Woureddy, a wild native of Brune Island, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau

Woureddy, a wild native of Brune Island, 1835 Benjamin Duterrau

Portrait, etching, printed in black ink from one copper plate on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the
Ian Potter Foundation 2009

H.B.G Larkin, 1928 L E. Reynolds
H.B.G Larkin, 1928 L E. Reynolds
H.B.G Larkin, 1928 L E. Reynolds

H.B.G Larkin, 1928 L E. Reynolds

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1788 Benjamin West, John Raphael Smith
Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1788 Benjamin West, John Raphael Smith
Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1788 Benjamin West, John Raphael Smith

Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1788 Benjamin West, John Raphael Smith

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Queen Victoria, 1901 The Illustrated London News after Jean Joseph Benjamin-Constant
Queen Victoria, 1901 The Illustrated London News after Jean Joseph Benjamin-Constant
Queen Victoria, 1901 The Illustrated London News after Jean Joseph Benjamin-Constant

Queen Victoria, 1901 The Illustrated London News after Jean Joseph Benjamin-Constant

Portrait, photogravure on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Margaret Robertson, c.1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Margaret Robertson, c.1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Margaret Robertson, c.1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Margaret Robertson, c.1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c.1859 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018

Frances Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Frances Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Frances Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Frances Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Charles Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Charles Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Charles Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Charles Perry, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Joseph Banks, 1774 Sir Joshua Reynolds, William Dickinson
Joseph Banks, 1774 Sir Joshua Reynolds, William Dickinson
Joseph Banks, 1774 Sir Joshua Reynolds, William Dickinson

Joseph Banks, 1774 Sir Joshua Reynolds, William Dickinson

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek), 1955 Lina Bryans
Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek), 1955 Lina Bryans
Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek), 1955 Lina Bryans

Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek), 1955 Lina Bryans

Portrait, oil on plywood

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Paul and James Bryans
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program 2015

Sir Oswald Brierly, c. 1870 London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company
Sir Oswald Brierly, c. 1870 London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company
Sir Oswald Brierly, c. 1870 London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company

Sir Oswald Brierly, c. 1870 London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Annette Kellerman, c. 1907 (printed 2003) H. Walter Barnett
Annette Kellerman, c. 1907 (printed 2003) H. Walter Barnett
Annette Kellerman, c. 1907 (printed 2003) H. Walter Barnett

Annette Kellerman, c. 1907 (printed 2003) H. Walter Barnett

Portrait, modern bromide print from an original negative

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of an anonymous donor 2004

Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo
Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo
Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo

Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 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.