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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.

Joe and Brenda, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Joe and Brenda, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Joe and Brenda, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Joe and Brenda, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Woburn Sheepshearing, 1811 Thomas Morris, M N. Bates, Joseph C. Stadler after George Garrard
Woburn Sheepshearing, 1811 Thomas Morris, M N. Bates, Joseph C. Stadler after George Garrard
Woburn Sheepshearing, 1811 Thomas Morris, M N. Bates, Joseph C. Stadler after George Garrard

Woburn Sheepshearing, 1811 Thomas Morris, M N. Bates, Joseph C. Stadler after George Garrard

Portrait, aquatint with stipple and etching and engraving, hand-coloured on chine colle on paper laid down on cotton stretched over wooden strainer

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Brenda L Croft and Dr Matilda House

Brenda L Croft and Dr Matilda House In Conversation

General content

Brenda L Croft (Gurindji/Malngin/Mudburra peoples) talks with Ngambri/Ngunnawal/Wiradjuri elder, Dr Matilda House, about her photographic portrait.

Matilda (Ngambri/Ngunnawal), 2020 Brenda L. Croft
Matilda (Ngambri/Ngunnawal), 2020 Brenda L. Croft
Matilda (Ngambri/Ngunnawal), 2020 Brenda L. Croft

Matilda (Ngambri/Ngunnawal), 2020 Brenda L. Croft

Portrait, inkjet print (from original tintype, wet plate collodion process) on archival paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by The Calvert-Jones Foundation 2020

Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft
Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft
Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft

Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft

Portrait, triptych of type C photographs

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

Michael Riley's portraits video: 4 mins

Michael Riley's portraits

Portrait story

Linda Burney, Brenda Croft and Darrell Sibosado share memories of Michael Riley and his photographic practice.

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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.