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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.

Chang Woo Gow, 2017

Pamela See
Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

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, c. 1871

Archibald McDonald
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

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

Archibald McDonald
Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

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, c. 1871

an unknown artist
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Charles Teo, 2012

Adam Chang
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Eleonora Triguboff 2013

The portrait writ large

Magazine article by Karen Vickery, 2015

Karen Vickery on Chang the Chinese giant in Australia.

Charles Teo

by Adam Chang
Portrait story

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

The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c. 1880

J D. Cooper
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014

Paul Newton
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award 2014

22 August 2014
Archived media releases 2014

Press releases for media.

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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