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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.

Charles Teo
Charles Teo
Charles Teo

Charles Teo, 2012

Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang)
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Eleonora Triguboff 2013

Charles Teo

Charles Teo

by Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang)
Portrait story

Dr Charles Teo, high-profile neurosurgeon, describes how it felt to sit for the portrait by Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang).

Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman

Emile Sherman, 2012

Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang)
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of the artist and Yanping Zhu 2022. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Chang Woo Gow
Chang Woo Gow
Chang Woo Gow

Chang Woo Gow, 2017

Pamela See
Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Chang the Chinese giant and party
Chang the Chinese giant and party
Chang the Chinese giant and party

Chang the Chinese giant and party, c. 1871

Paterson Brothers
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese giant in European dress with Chinese boy and three European men, one of whom is his manager
Chang the Chinese giant in European dress with Chinese boy and three European men, one of whom is his manager
Chang the Chinese giant in European dress with Chinese boy and three European men, one of whom is his manager

Chang the Chinese giant in European dress with Chinese boy and three European men, one of whom is his manager, c. 1871

Archibald McDonald
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett
Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett
Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett

Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett, c. 1871

Archibald McDonald
Portrait, albumen photograph carte de visite

Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo
Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo
Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo

Chang the Chinese giant with his wife Kin Foo, c. 1871

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor
Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor
Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor

Chang the Chinese giant with his manager cowering on the floor, c. 1871

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Chang the Chinese giant and party

The portrait writ large

Magazine article by Karen Vickery, 2015

Karen Vickery on Chang the Chinese giant in Australia.

Rev. Victor B. Walls and Mrs. Walls, Trinidad, B.W.I., c.1930

The first nurse

Magazine article by Tamsin Hong, 2016

Tamsin Hong recounts the tale of Marion Smith, the only known Australian Indigenous servicewoman of World War One.

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