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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, 1943-44

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), 1942-43

Charles Wheeler
Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-44

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, 1943-44

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), 1943-44

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), 1943-44

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

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

The chase, 1952

Charles Blackman
Portrait, tempera on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rob and Paula McLean 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, c. 1849

Charles Rodius
Portrait, pastel, ink wash on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Jack Charles, 2011

Rod McNicol
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Charles Teo, 2012

Adam Chang
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Eleonora Triguboff 2013

Charles Kean, c. 1865

H N. King
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

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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