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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.

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, n.d.

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Portrait of Paul Gerber
Portrait of Paul Gerber
Portrait of Paul Gerber

Portrait of Paul Gerber, 1947

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim
Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim
Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim

Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim, c. 1958

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper on grey backing sheet (folded)

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Maide Hann
Maide Hann
Maide Hann

Maide Hann, 1943/1944

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Grant Mudford
Grant Mudford
Grant Mudford

Grant Mudford, n.d.

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper laid down on cardboard mount

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Gladys Marks
Gladys Marks
Gladys Marks

Gladys Marks, c. 1962

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper laid down on cardboard mount

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Arnold Haskell
Arnold Haskell
Arnold Haskell

Arnold Haskell, 1935

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Dame Helen Blaxland
Dame Helen Blaxland
Dame Helen Blaxland

Dame Helen Blaxland, 1986

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

George Hoyningen-Huene and Jessie the Barmaid
George Hoyningen-Huene and Jessie the Barmaid
George Hoyningen-Huene and Jessie the Barmaid

George Hoyningen-Huene and Jessie the Barmaid, 1934

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Francis (Pat) Quinn
Francis (Pat) Quinn
Francis (Pat) Quinn

Francis (Pat) Quinn, c. 1954

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Colin Wills
Colin Wills
Colin Wills

Colin Wills, c. 1940s

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Chips Rafferty and Helen Grieve
Chips Rafferty and Helen Grieve
Chips Rafferty and Helen Grieve

Chips Rafferty and Helen Grieve, c. 1947

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sir Sidney Nolan
Sir Sidney Nolan
Sir Sidney Nolan

Sir Sidney Nolan, c. 1980s

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Miss Noleen Woodard
Miss Noleen Woodard
Miss Noleen Woodard

Miss Noleen Woodard, 1939

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Barry Humphries

Talking heads

About Face article

In their own words lead researcher Louise Maher on the novel project that lets the Gallery’s portraits speak for themselves.

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka

Max Dupain part two

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1975

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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