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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.

Essie Coffey (Bush Queen) and Orlando Gemes, 1978 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Essie Coffey (Bush Queen) and Orlando Gemes, 1978 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Essie Coffey (Bush Queen) and Orlando Gemes, 1978 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Essie Coffey (Bush Queen) and Orlando Gemes, 1978 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Bob Maza, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Bob Maza, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Bob Maza, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Bob Maza, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Thanacoupie, 1981 Juno Gemes
Thanacoupie, 1981 Juno Gemes
Thanacoupie, 1981 Juno Gemes

Thanacoupie, 1981 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Jimmy Little, 2003 Juno Gemes
Jimmy Little, 2003 Juno Gemes
Jimmy Little, 2003 Juno Gemes

Jimmy Little, 2003 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty Meeting Balmain Town Hall Sydney, 1987 Juno Gemes
Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty Meeting Balmain Town Hall Sydney, 1987 Juno Gemes
Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty Meeting Balmain Town Hall Sydney, 1987 Juno Gemes

Kevin Gilbert and Joe in discussion outside Anti-Bicentennial and Treaty Meeting Balmain Town Hall Sydney, 1987 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Juno Gemes 2010

Jeffrey Samuels, Boomalli workshop, 2003 Juno Gemes
Jeffrey Samuels, Boomalli workshop, 2003 Juno Gemes
Jeffrey Samuels, Boomalli workshop, 2003 Juno Gemes

Jeffrey Samuels, Boomalli workshop, 2003 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Juno Gemes 2010

Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country, 2008 (printed 2009) Juno Gemes
Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country, 2008 (printed 2009) Juno Gemes
Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country, 2008 (printed 2009) Juno Gemes

Matilda House presides at the first Welcome to Country, 2008 (printed 2009) Juno Gemes

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Poet Robert Adamson at Parsely Bay, 2008 Juno Gemes
Poet Robert Adamson at Parsely Bay, 2008 Juno Gemes
Poet Robert Adamson at Parsely Bay, 2008 Juno Gemes

Poet Robert Adamson at Parsely Bay, 2008 Juno Gemes

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Wandjuk Marika, 1979 Juno Gemes
Wandjuk Marika, 1979 Juno Gemes
Wandjuk Marika, 1979 Juno Gemes

Wandjuk Marika, 1979 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba, 1982 Juno Gemes
Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba, 1982 Juno Gemes
Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba, 1982 Juno Gemes

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba, 1982 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982 Juno Gemes
Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982 Juno Gemes
Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982 Juno Gemes

Oodgeroo Noonuccal at Moongalba Stradbroke Island (her sitting down place)1982, 1982 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Juno Gemes 2009

Bill Reid, 1979 Juno Gemes
Bill Reid, 1979 Juno Gemes
Bill Reid, 1979 Juno Gemes

Bill Reid, 1979 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Justine Saunders, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Justine Saunders, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes
Justine Saunders, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Justine Saunders, 1994 (printed 2003) Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Chicka Dixon, 1980 Juno Gemes
Chicka Dixon, 1980 Juno Gemes
Chicka Dixon, 1980 Juno Gemes

Chicka Dixon, 1980 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived, 1988 Juno Gemes
Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived, 1988 Juno Gemes
Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived, 1988 Juno Gemes

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived, 1988 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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.