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

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

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased

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

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

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

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David Armstrong, B.A., B. Phil., 1959 Clifton Pugh

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jennifer Armstrong 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gillian Armstrong, n.d. Stuart Campbell
Gillian Armstrong, n.d. Stuart Campbell
Gillian Armstrong, n.d. Stuart Campbell

Gillian Armstrong, n.d. Stuart Campbell

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Stuart Campbell 2012

Gillian Armstrong AM, 1973 Gordon Glenn
Gillian Armstrong AM, 1973 Gordon Glenn
Gillian Armstrong AM, 1973 Gordon Glenn

Gillian Armstrong AM, 1973 Gordon Glenn

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Bruce Armstrong, 2001 Greg Weight
Bruce Armstrong, 2001 Greg Weight
Bruce Armstrong, 2001 Greg Weight

Bruce Armstrong, 2001 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong
Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong
Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong

Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on board

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

Clifton Pugh painting in the studio, 1974 Fred Williams

Painting mates

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2011

Michael Desmond discusses Fred Williams' portraits of friends, artist Clifton Pugh, David Aspden and writer Stephen Murray-Smith, and the stylistic connections between his portraits and landscapes.

David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Video still from Dream Job, 2011 by David M Thomas

David M Thomas Dream Job

Previous exhibition, 2011

Since 1993 Brisbane-based artist David M Thomas has investigated self identity through art works that encompass painting, text, audio, video and performance.

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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.