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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.

Edward John Eyre, 1867 Julia Margaret Cameron

Hearts of Darkness

Magazine article by Magda Keaney, 2006

The National Portrait Gallery's acquisition of the portrait of Edward John Eyre by pioneering English photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.

Edward John Eyre, 1867 Julia Margaret Cameron
Edward John Eyre, 1867 Julia Margaret Cameron
Edward John Eyre, 1867 Julia Margaret Cameron

Edward John Eyre, 1867 Julia Margaret Cameron

Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Presented by Sir Roy Strong and the late Dr Julia Trevelyan Oman in memory of their friendship with Gordon Darling and Marilyn Darling 2006

Edward John Eyre, 1865 Ferdinand Jean Joubert
Edward John Eyre, 1865 Ferdinand Jean Joubert
Edward John Eyre, 1865 Ferdinand Jean Joubert

Edward John Eyre, 1865 Ferdinand Jean Joubert

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown
Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown
Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown

Edward John Eyre, Late Governor of Jamaica, 1867 John Brown

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Karen McLeod Adair and Anthony Adair2003

Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon), 1833 Claude-Marie Dubufe

Chance encounter

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Joanna Gilmour explores the life and times of one of Melbourne's early socialites, Jessie Eyre Williams.

Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon), 1833 Claude-Marie Dubufe
Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon), 1833 Claude-Marie Dubufe
Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon), 1833 Claude-Marie Dubufe

Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon), 1833 Claude-Marie Dubufe

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 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.