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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.

Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling
Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling
Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling

Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint and red ochre on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling
Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling
Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling

Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint and red ochre on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Neil Archibald and Alan R. Dodge AM, Brandon and Angela Munro, Dr Walter Ong and Graeme Marshall 2015

Mary Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling
Mary Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling
Mary Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling

Mary Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling

Portrait, oil on canvas on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Mary Isabel Murphy and Rosalind Blair Murphy 2014

Jeremiah Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling
Jeremiah Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling
Jeremiah Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling

Jeremiah Ware, c. 1854 Robert Dowling

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Mary Isabel Murphy and Rosalind Blair Murphy 2014

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar
Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar
Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze on granite plinth

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2005

Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar
Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar
Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar

Faith Bandler, 2006 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Peter Brock, 2000-01 Julie Edgar
Peter Brock, 2000-01 Julie Edgar
Peter Brock, 2000-01 Julie Edgar

Peter Brock, 2000-01 Julie Edgar

Portrait, cast bronze on granite base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

The Hon. Sir James Dowling, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
The Hon. Sir James Dowling, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
The Hon. Sir James Dowling, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

The Hon. Sir James Dowling, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Maria Jane Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Maria Jane Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Maria Jane Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Maria Jane Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c. 1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c. 1859 an unknown artist
Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c. 1859 an unknown artist

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling, c. 1859 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Image downloads Richard Walley OAM, by Julie Dowling

Richard Walley OAM honoured in new Portrait Gallery commission

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Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Richard Walley, 2015 Julie Dowling

Richard Walley OAM honoured in new Portrait Gallery commission 2 September 2015

Archived media releases 2015

A new commissioned portrait funded by the Gallery’s Foundation will be launched at Murdoch University in Perth tonight, Wednesday 2 September.

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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.