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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.

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961

William Dargie
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Sydney Airports Corporation 2001

The Wonder Years

Magazine article by Sarah Hill, 2001

Sarah Hill introduces the portrait busts of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm by Enid Fleming.

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, 1932

Enid Fleming
Portrait, cast plaster, patinated

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Sydney Airports Corporation 2001

Charles Kingsford Smith and crew of the Southern Cross before the east-west crossing of the Atlantic, June 1930, 1930

International News Photos Inc.
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Australian Aboriginal Cricketers, 1867

Patrick Dawson
Portrait, albumen silver photograph on original lithograph title sheet

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith, 1973

Eric Smith
Portrait, oil on canvas laid down on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Eric Smith 2019

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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