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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.

Emma Tear Tack, 2017

Pamela See
Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Aborigines at Oyster Cove, Tasmania, 1858 (printed 1890s)

Francis Nixon
Portrait, glass plate negative

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens, 1857

Maria Brownrigg
Portrait, watercolour and collage on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840

an unknown artist
Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, 1845

Charles Abraham
Portrait, cast plaster

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Martin Grant, 2004

Julian Kingma
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

2013-14 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

This 1910 portrait of Elizabeth Sarah (Lillie) Roberts by Tom Roberts was brought into the Gallery's collection with the assistance of the Acquisition Fund in 2013.

Awkward self, 2008 by Jessica Herrington
NYSPP 2008 winner

National Youth Self Portrait Prize

NYSPP 2008
Previous exhibition, 2008

At the end of 2007 the National Portrait Gallery launched the inaugural National Youth Self Portrait Prize and artists aged between eighteen and twenty-five were invited to submit self portraits using a variety of media including drawing, painting, printmaking and traditional or digital photography.

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Annual Appeal

Listed by year
Honour board

Pamela See (Xue Mei-Ling)

Contributing artists

Born: 1979, Brisbane
Works: Brisbane

2015-17 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

From 2015 to 2017 the Acquisition Fund was focussed on Reg Richardson AM by Mitch Cairns, a finalist in the Archibald Prize 2014, and a great example of minimalist portraiture.

Monkey business, 2011 by Alina Gozin'a

Alina Gozin'a

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

Go glossy!

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2006

In association with the Glossy 2 exhibition, eight year 10,11 and 12 students spent two days transforming themselves into a variety of alter-egos in the first ever 8x10 Glossy Photo Shoot Workshop.

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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 National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency