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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.

Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith), c. 1952 Max Dupain
Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith), c. 1952 Max Dupain
Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith), c. 1952 Max Dupain

Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith), c. 1952 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Timothy Fairfax AC 2003

Rod McGeoch, 2004 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Rod McGeoch, 2004 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Rod McGeoch, 2004 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Rod McGeoch, 2004 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Dick Smith, 1999 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Dick Smith, 1999 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Dick Smith, 1999 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Dick Smith, 1999 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Lisa McCune, 2000 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Lisa McCune, 2000 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell
Lisa McCune, 2000 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Lisa McCune, 2000 (printed 2012) Rob Tuckwell

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza
Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza
Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza

Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Tuckwell 2018

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester, 1939 Albert Tucker

Depth of Field Portrait Photography from the Collection

Previous exhibition, 2004

Over the last five years the National Portrait Gallery has developed a collection of portrait photographs that reflects both the strength and diversity of Australian achievement as well as the talents of our photographers.

Margaret Fulton, 1980 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley

Masters of Fare Chefs, winemakers, providores

Previous exhibition, 2004

Masters of fare: chefs, winemakers, providores celebrates men and women who have championed the unique culinary characteristics and produce of Australia, enriching our lives with new ideas and new flavours over the past forty years.

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portraits for Posterity

Previous exhibition, 2006

Drawn from some of the many donations made to the Gallery's collection, the exhibition Portraits for Posterity pays homage both to the remarkable (and varied) group of Australians who are portrayed in the portraits and the generosity of the many donors who have presented them to the Gallery.

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Portrait Donors Listed by year

Honour board
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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.