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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.

J. D'Urville
J. D'Urville
J. D'Urville

J. D'Urville, n.d.

Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Louis-Antoine de Bougainville
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville

Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d.

Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman

Emile Sherman, 2012

Dave Tacon
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman

Emile Sherman, 2012

Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang)
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of the artist and Yanping Zhu 2022. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Decorative portrait – Len Lye, c.1925 by Rayner Hoff (1894-1937)

Presence and Absence

Portrait Sculpture in Australia
Previous exhibition, 2003

This exhibition focuses on exploring national and communal identity through sculptural production in Australia, from the early decades of settlement through to the present day

Hardtmuth 'Hottie' Lahm

Hottie's Snifter to port

Magazine article by Peter Jeffrey, 2016

Peter Jeffrey trips the hound nostalgic.

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