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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.

Ken Done, 1987 Rennie Ellis
Ken Done, 1987 Rennie Ellis
Ken Done, 1987 Rennie Ellis

Ken Done, 1987 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Tribute Bob Ellis

Magazine article, 2016

Bob Ellis (1942–2016) was a journalist, columnist, screenwriter, film director, playwright, speechwriter and critic.

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Rex Battarbee, c. 1970 Rennie Ellis
Rex Battarbee, c. 1970 Rennie Ellis
Rex Battarbee, c. 1970 Rennie Ellis

Rex Battarbee, c. 1970 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Ron Barassi, 1975 Rennie Ellis
Ron Barassi, 1975 Rennie Ellis
Ron Barassi, 1975 Rennie Ellis

Ron Barassi, 1975 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis
Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis
Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis

Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Jerry Ellis, 1999 Lewis Miller
Jerry Ellis, 1999 Lewis Miller
Jerry Ellis, 1999 Lewis Miller

Jerry Ellis, 1999 Lewis Miller

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of BHP Billiton 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ellis Stones, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Ellis Stones, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Ellis Stones, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Ellis Stones, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Graeme Blundell (on bike as Alvin Purple), c. 1973 Rennie Ellis
Graeme Blundell (on bike as Alvin Purple), c. 1973 Rennie Ellis
Graeme Blundell (on bike as Alvin Purple), c. 1973 Rennie Ellis

Graeme Blundell (on bike as Alvin Purple), c. 1973 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

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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.