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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.

Hudson Fysh
Hudson Fysh
Hudson Fysh

Hudson Fysh, c. 1950

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Timothy Fairfax AC 2003

Hudson Fysh
Hudson Fysh
Hudson Fysh

Hudson Fysh, 1951

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2017. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sir Hudson Fysh
Sir Hudson Fysh
Sir Hudson Fysh

Sir Hudson Fysh, 1950

William Dobell
Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Australian War Memorial in association with the Fysh family 2008

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones

Home and away

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Sir William Dobell painted the portraits of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones and Sir Hudson Fysh, who did much to promote the image of Australia in this country and abroad.

Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody
Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody
Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody

Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody, 2006

Peter Hudson
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Courtesy of Kev Carmody, Song Cycles Pty Ltd.

Mal Meninga
Mal Meninga
Mal Meninga

Mal Meninga, 2018

Peter Hudson
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Maliganis Edwards Johnson and Alan Dodge AM 2018

Chad (portrait of Chad Morgan)
Chad (portrait of Chad Morgan)
Chad (portrait of Chad Morgan)

Chad (portrait of Chad Morgan), 2013

Peter Hudson
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Neil Murray
Neil Murray
Neil Murray

Neil Murray, 2008

Peter Hudson
Portrait, pastel and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Flynn of the Inland
Flynn of the Inland
Flynn of the Inland

Flynn of the Inland, 1955-1956

Harry Hudson
Portrait, pen, ink and gouache on paper

Purchased 1999

Archie Roach
Archie Roach
Archie Roach

Archie Roach, 2008

Peter Hudson
Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Gift of the artist 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Mal Meninga

Mal Meninga, 2018

by Peter Hudson
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Commissioned with funds provided by Maliganis Edwards Johnson and Alan Dodge AM 2018

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm

Uncommon Australians

Towards an Australian Portrait Gallery
Previous exhibition, 1992

In 1988 philanthropists Gordon and Marilyn Darling decided to make an Australian portrait gallery a reality, overseeing the development of the 1992 touring exhibition Uncommon Australians.

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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