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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.

Henry Fullwood (Uncle Remus), 1919

George Lambert
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Denis Savill 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester, 1939

Albert Tucker
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Albert Namatjira

'You must not lose it'
Portrait story

The art and landscape of Albert Namatjira.

Albert Tucker

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1961

Self portrait, c. 1984

Albert Tucker
Portrait, watercolour and pastel on paperboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Barbara Tucker 2004

Tony Albert (after Brownie Downing), 2016 by Tony Albert

Observation point

Magazine article by Tony Albert, 2017

I think the truest representation of someone is a portrait.

Albert Namatjira, Artist, Alice Springs, n.d.

Ern McQuillan OAM
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

image not online

Pair of bookends with portraits of Albert Namatjira, c. 1950

Don Mount
Portrait, wood and glazed ceramic

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ron Radford 2001
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Nat Young, c. 1968

Albert Falzon
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Witzig 2006

Albert Namatjira, 1958

William Dargie
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds donated by Marilyn Darling AC and with the assistance of Philip Bacon Galleries 2000

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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