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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.

J.C. Williamson, c. 1913 John Longstaff
J.C. Williamson, c. 1913 John Longstaff
J.C. Williamson, c. 1913 John Longstaff

J.C. Williamson, c. 1913 John Longstaff

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Aimée Viola Horsley, daughter of J.C. Williamson 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Malcolm Williamson, 1948 an unknown artist
Malcolm Williamson, 1948 an unknown artist
Malcolm Williamson, 1948 an unknown artist

Malcolm Williamson, 1948 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Diane Williamson and Marion Foote 2013

The Catholic Hierarchy of Australia, 1869 Archibald McDonald, Henry Samuel Sadd
The Catholic Hierarchy of Australia, 1869 Archibald McDonald, Henry Samuel Sadd
The Catholic Hierarchy of Australia, 1869 Archibald McDonald, Henry Samuel Sadd

The Catholic Hierarchy of Australia, 1869 Archibald McDonald, Henry Samuel Sadd

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Caleb Williamson Esq., c 1887 Tom Roberts
Caleb Williamson Esq., c 1887 Tom Roberts
Caleb Williamson Esq., c 1887 Tom Roberts

Caleb Williamson Esq., c 1887 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas

Courtesy of Dr. J Allsop

David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn
David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn
David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn

David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon
David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon
David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon

David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan
David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan
David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan

David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom
The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom
The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom

The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

John Williamson, Springbrook, Qld, 2004 John Elliott
John Williamson, Springbrook, Qld, 2004 John Elliott
John Williamson, Springbrook, Qld, 2004 John Elliott

John Williamson, Springbrook, Qld, 2004 John Elliott

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Study for "Portrait of the artist as an evolving landscape", 1991 James Gleeson
Study for "Portrait of the artist as an evolving landscape", 1991 James Gleeson
Study for "Portrait of the artist as an evolving landscape", 1991 James Gleeson

Study for "Portrait of the artist as an evolving landscape", 1991 James Gleeson

Portrait, pencil, charcoal and paper collage on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ray Wilson OAM in memory of James Agapitos OAM 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Geo Face Distributor, 2009 James Angus
Geo Face Distributor, 2009 James Angus
Geo Face Distributor, 2009 James Angus

Geo Face Distributor, 2009 James Angus

Portrait, enamel paint on cast aluminium

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds donated by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

James Iyuna, 1986 Martin van der Wal
James Iyuna, 1986 Martin van der Wal
James Iyuna, 1986 Martin van der Wal

James Iyuna, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts
James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts
James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts

James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring
Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring
Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

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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.