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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.

Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen A. L. Best, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Charles Wheeler, 1961 Louis Kahan
Charles Wheeler, 1961 Louis Kahan
Charles Wheeler, 1961 Louis Kahan

Charles Wheeler, 1961 Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (future Queen Elizabeth II), 1942-43 Charles Wheeler
Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (future Queen Elizabeth II), 1942-43 Charles Wheeler
Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (future Queen Elizabeth II), 1942-43 Charles Wheeler

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (future Queen Elizabeth II), 1942-43 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Sir Ernest Thomas Fisk, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk and black ink on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Lord Casey, c. 1932 Charles Wheeler
Lord Casey, c. 1932 Charles Wheeler
Lord Casey, c. 1932 Charles Wheeler

Lord Casey, c. 1932 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, conté, brush and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2003

Sir Roland Hibbert Cross, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Sir Roland Hibbert Cross, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Sir Roland Hibbert Cross, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Sir Roland Hibbert Cross, 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

His Royal Highness Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester (Governor General of Australia), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
His Royal Highness Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester (Governor General of Australia), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
His Royal Highness Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester (Governor General of Australia), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

His Royal Highness Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester (Governor General of Australia), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk with black ink highlight on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

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.

Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009 Hermannsburg Potters
Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009 Hermannsburg Potters
Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009 Hermannsburg Potters

Potters' Portrait Pot, 2009 Hermannsburg Potters

Portrait, fired terracotta clay, underglaze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2009

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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.