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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 Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne, 1839 Charles Turner after Sir George Hayter
The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne, 1839 Charles Turner after Sir George Hayter
The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne, 1839 Charles Turner after Sir George Hayter

The Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne, 1839 Charles Turner after Sir George Hayter

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1827 Charles Turner after Sir Thomas Lawrence
Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1827 Charles Turner after Sir Thomas Lawrence
Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1827 Charles Turner after Sir Thomas Lawrence

Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1827 Charles Turner after Sir Thomas Lawrence

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux
Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux
Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie

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

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie

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.

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Moving in creative circles

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Harold Cazneaux's portraits of influential Sydneysiders included Margaret Preston and Ethel Turner, both important figures in the development of ideas about Australian identity and culture.

William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist
William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist
William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist

William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Margaret Robertson, c. 1855 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1855 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1855 an unknown artist

Margaret Robertson, c. 1855 an unknown artist

Portrait, daguerreotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist

Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St. Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St. Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St. Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St. Leonards Robertson, c. 1865 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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.