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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.

Elizabeth Blackburn, 2011 Hugh Hamilton
Elizabeth Blackburn, 2011 Hugh Hamilton
Elizabeth Blackburn, 2011 Hugh Hamilton

Elizabeth Blackburn, 2011 Hugh Hamilton

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2011

John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham
John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham
John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham

John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Hamilton 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton
Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton
Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton

Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton

Portrait, Engraving on paper

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

Hugh Ramsay portrait story video: 2 minutes

Hugh Ramsay 'Letters from Paris'

Portrait story

Hugh Ramsay's letters were written while he was living in Paris to his family back in Australia.

Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of John Oswald Wicking 2003

"A Returned Colonist" Rt Hon. Hugh C.E. Childers (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1869 Carlo Pellegrini
"A Returned Colonist" Rt Hon. Hugh C.E. Childers (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1869 Carlo Pellegrini
"A Returned Colonist" Rt Hon. Hugh C.E. Childers (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1869 Carlo Pellegrini

"A Returned Colonist" Rt Hon. Hugh C.E. Childers (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1869 Carlo Pellegrini

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr Ronald Walker 2001

Dr Hugh Kingsley Ward Max Dupain
Dr Hugh Kingsley Ward Max Dupain
Dr Hugh Kingsley Ward Max Dupain

Dr Hugh Kingsley Ward, Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Jeff Kennett, 1999 Hugh Stewart
Jeff Kennett, 1999 Hugh Stewart
Jeff Kennett, 1999 Hugh Stewart

Jeff Kennett, 1999 Hugh Stewart

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of John Oswald Wicking 2003

Anne Levy, 2011 Hugh Adamson
Anne Levy, 2011 Hugh Adamson
Anne Levy, 2011 Hugh Adamson

Anne Levy, 2011 Hugh Adamson

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Anne Levy AO 2014

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Velasquez Touch

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2004

Former NPG Director, Andrew Sayers, explores the creative collaborations between four Australian artists living in Paris during the first years of the twentieth century.

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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.