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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, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle
J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle
J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle

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, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris

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, 2012 Dave Tacon
Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon
Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon

Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

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Robyn Davidson (Hamelin Pool, Indian Ocean, Western Australia), 1977 (printed 2014) Rick Smolan

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

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, 1973 Nora Heysen

Hottie's Snifter to port

Magazine article by Peter Jeffrey, 2016

Peter Jeffrey trips the hound nostalgic.

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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.