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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.

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol, 1867 an unknown artist
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol, 1867 an unknown artist
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol, 1867 an unknown artist

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol, 1867 an unknown artist

Portrait, albumen silver photograph on laid down on a section cut from a nineteenth century album page

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

John Clarke, 2004 Julian Kingma
John Clarke, 2004 Julian Kingma
John Clarke, 2004 Julian Kingma

John Clarke, 2004 Julian Kingma

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Fred Dagg (John Clarke), 1982 Rennie Ellis
Fred Dagg (John Clarke), 1982 Rennie Ellis
Fred Dagg (John Clarke), 1982 Rennie Ellis

Fred Dagg (John Clarke), 1982 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

John Clarke, 2004 Julian Kingma

Humour’s warm refuge

Magazine article by Angus Trumble, 2017

Angus Trumble pays tribute to John Clarke.

Michael Leunig, Barry Humphries and John Clarke at Mietta's, 1989 (printed 2013) Helga Leunig
Michael Leunig, Barry Humphries and John Clarke at Mietta's, 1989 (printed 2013) Helga Leunig
Michael Leunig, Barry Humphries and John Clarke at Mietta's, 1989 (printed 2013) Helga Leunig

Michael Leunig, Barry Humphries and John Clarke at Mietta's, 1989 (printed 2013) Helga Leunig

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Helga Leunig 2013

David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Self portrait, 2004 Peter Russell-Clarke
Self portrait, 2004 Peter Russell-Clarke
Self portrait, 2004 Peter Russell-Clarke

Self portrait, 2004 Peter Russell-Clarke

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide), 2008 Deborah Paauwe
Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide), 2008 Deborah Paauwe
Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide), 2008 Deborah Paauwe

Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide), 2008 Deborah Paauwe

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2008

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns], 1866 Edouard Gatel
John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns], 1866 Edouard Gatel
John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns], 1866 Edouard Gatel

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns], 1866 Edouard Gatel

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Lieutenant Watts, 1789 Samuel Shelley, John Sherwin
Lieutenant Watts, 1789 Samuel Shelley, John Sherwin
Lieutenant Watts, 1789 Samuel Shelley, John Sherwin

Lieutenant Watts, 1789 Samuel Shelley, John Sherwin

Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson
Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson
Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson

Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson

Portrait, engraving on paper

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

General Ralph Darling, Governor of New South Wales, c. 1840 John R. Jackson after John Linnell
General Ralph Darling, Governor of New South Wales, c. 1840 John R. Jackson after John Linnell
General Ralph Darling, Governor of New South Wales, c. 1840 John R. Jackson after John Linnell

General Ralph Darling, Governor of New South Wales, c. 1840 John R. Jackson after John Linnell

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

John Roper, 1860s John Buchanan Smith
John Roper, 1860s John Buchanan Smith
John Roper, 1860s John Buchanan Smith

John Roper, 1860s John Buchanan Smith

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Sandefur 2019

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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.