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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.

Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters
Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters
Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters

Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Sir Edgar Coles 2014

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar
Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar
Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar

Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Peter Brock, 2000-2001 Julie Edgar
Peter Brock, 2000-2001 Julie Edgar
Peter Brock, 2000-2001 Julie Edgar

Peter Brock, 2000-2001 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze on granite base

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

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar
Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar
Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze on granite plinth

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2005

Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar
Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar
Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar

Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar

Portrait, pencil and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift in memory of Richard Kelynack Evans 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes
Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes
Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes

Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie
Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie
Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie

Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie

Sir Norman Coles, William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Brian Quinn, Coles Myer Joe Greenberg
Brian Quinn, Coles Myer Joe Greenberg
Brian Quinn, Coles Myer Joe Greenberg

Brian Quinn, Coles Myer, Joe Greenberg

Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil, fibre-tipped pen and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Start Your Engines...

Magazine article by Catherine McDonough, 2006

The bronze sculpture by Julie Edgar reflects through both the material and representation the determined and straight-forward nature of Brabham. 

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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.