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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.

Ada Bird Petyarre, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Ada Bird Petyarre, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Ada Bird Petyarre, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Ada Bird Petyarre, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gloria Petyarre, 2005 R. Ian Lloyd
Gloria Petyarre, 2005 R. Ian Lloyd
Gloria Petyarre, 2005 R. Ian Lloyd

Gloria Petyarre, 2005 R. Ian Lloyd

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of R. Ian Lloyd 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gloria Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight
Gloria Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight
Gloria Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight

Gloria Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Suzy Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight
Suzy Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight
Suzy Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight

Suzy Petyarre, 1994 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer, 2003 Danelle Bergstrom
Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer, 2003 Danelle Bergstrom
Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer, 2003 Danelle Bergstrom

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer, 2003 Danelle Bergstrom

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2004

Nancy Bird Walton, c. 1973 Judy Cassab
Nancy Bird Walton, c. 1973 Judy Cassab
Nancy Bird Walton, c. 1973 Judy Cassab

Nancy Bird Walton, c. 1973 Judy Cassab

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Nancy Bird Walton AO OBE 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Nancy Bird Walton, c. 1938

The aviatrix

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Joanna Gilmour explores the extraordinary life of Australian female aviator Nancy Bird Walton AO OBE

The Memoirs of George Barrington, 1790 an unknown artist, J. Bird & Simmonds
The Memoirs of George Barrington, 1790 an unknown artist, J. Bird & Simmonds
The Memoirs of George Barrington, 1790 an unknown artist, J. Bird & Simmonds

The Memoirs of George Barrington, 1790 an unknown artist, J. Bird & Simmonds

Portrait, octavo in fours, with an engraved frontispiece

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Ross A Field 2008

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated, 1891 an unknown artist

Portrait, engraving on paper (4 sheets)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Layne Beachley, 2008 Petrina Hicks

Everybody's heard about the bird

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2008

Two professionals; Australian surfer Layne Beachley and photographer Petrina Hicks, combine their strengths to achieve a remarkable portrait.

Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Portrait, screenprint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Portrait 32 June - August 2009

Magazine

This issue features Vanity Fair, Nancy Bird Walton, William Barak, Sidney Kidman, Benjamin Duterrau's portraits of the Indigenous peoples of Tasmania, and more.

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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.