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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.

Interview with Andrew Sayers video: 2 minutes

Sir Henry Barkly

Portrait story

An interview with former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers, who describes the portrait of Sir Henry Barkly by Thomas Clark.

Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark
Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark
Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark

Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by The Ian Potter Foundation 2007

Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

"The Cape of Good Hope"  Sir Henry Barkly  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1887 Sir Leslie Ward
"The Cape of Good Hope"  Sir Henry Barkly  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1887 Sir Leslie Ward
"The Cape of Good Hope"  Sir Henry Barkly  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1887 Sir Leslie Ward

"The Cape of Good Hope" Sir Henry Barkly (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1887 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B. Governor of the Colony of Victoria (Plate 1 of Sun Pictures of Victoria by Antoine Fauchery and Richard Daintree), 1858 Antoine Fauchery, Richard Daintree
Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B. Governor of the Colony of Victoria (Plate 1 of Sun Pictures of Victoria by Antoine Fauchery and Richard Daintree), 1858 Antoine Fauchery, Richard Daintree
Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B. Governor of the Colony of Victoria (Plate 1 of Sun Pictures of Victoria by Antoine Fauchery and Richard Daintree), 1858 Antoine Fauchery, Richard Daintree

Sir Henry Barkly, K.C.B. Governor of the Colony of Victoria (Plate 1 of Sun Pictures of Victoria by Antoine Fauchery and Richard Daintree), 1858 Antoine Fauchery, Richard Daintree

Portrait, albumen silver photograph on laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Lady Barkly, 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Lady Barkly, 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Lady Barkly, 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Lady Barkly, 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

The Rt Hon. Henry Robert Stewart, Lord Viscount Castlereagh, MRIA & FRS, 1814 Sir Thomas Lawrence, William Evans, Henry Meyer, T. Cadell & W. Davies
The Rt Hon. Henry Robert Stewart, Lord Viscount Castlereagh, MRIA & FRS, 1814 Sir Thomas Lawrence, William Evans, Henry Meyer, T. Cadell & W. Davies
The Rt Hon. Henry Robert Stewart, Lord Viscount Castlereagh, MRIA & FRS, 1814 Sir Thomas Lawrence, William Evans, Henry Meyer, T. Cadell & W. Davies

The Rt Hon. Henry Robert Stewart, Lord Viscount Castlereagh, MRIA & FRS, 1814 Sir Thomas Lawrence, William Evans, Henry Meyer, T. Cadell & W. Davies

Portrait, engraving on paper

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

The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill
The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill
The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill

The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill

Portrait, steel engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer
Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer
Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer

Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer

Portrait, soft ground etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Henry Lawson, c. 1919 Lionel Lindsay

Regarding Henrys

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2015

Sarah Engledow ponders the divergent legacies of Messrs Kendall and Lawson.

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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.