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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.

Kasey Chambers, Sydney, 2004 John Elliott
Kasey Chambers, Sydney, 2004 John Elliott
Kasey Chambers, Sydney, 2004 John Elliott

Kasey Chambers, Sydney, 2004 John Elliott

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Charles Haddon Chambers, 1921 Ralph Barton
Charles Haddon Chambers, 1921 Ralph Barton
Charles Haddon Chambers, 1921 Ralph Barton

Charles Haddon Chambers, 1921 Ralph Barton

Portrait, ink and watercolour on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Professor Carrick Chambers AM, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Professor Carrick Chambers AM, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Professor Carrick Chambers AM, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Professor Carrick Chambers AM, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Charles Haddon Chambers, 1921 Ralph Barton

Suave

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

Charles Haddon Chambers the Australian-born playboy playwright settled permanently in London in 1880 but never lost his Australian stance when satirising the English.

Herb Wharton, Cunnamulla, Qld, 2004 John Elliott

Thousand mile stare

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2004

John Elliott talks about his photographic portrait practice, including his iconic image of Slim Dusty arm-in-arm with Dame Edna Everage.

Reg Grundy, 1992 (cast 2003) Nigel Boonham
Reg Grundy, 1992 (cast 2003) Nigel Boonham
Reg Grundy, 1992 (cast 2003) Nigel Boonham

Reg Grundy, 1992 (cast 2003) Nigel Boonham

Portrait, cast bronze on marble base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr John Chambers 2003

Robert, Lindy, Grant, 1981 Jenny Watson

Face the music

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2005

Drawn from the Gallery's collection, the exhibition Face the Music explores the remarkable talents and achievements of Australian musicians, composers, conductors and celebrities associated with the music industry.

Stan Coster, Manilla, NSW, 1994 (printed 2004) John Elliott

Thousand Mile Stare Portrait photography by John Elliott

Previous exhibition, 2004

Thousand mile stare provides a unique portrait of people of rural Australia

The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young
The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young
The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young

The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young

Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

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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.