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Sir Kenneth Myer DSC AC, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Sir Kenneth Myer DSC AC, 1985 Michael Meszaros
Sir Kenneth Myer DSC AC, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Sir Kenneth Myer DSC AC, 1985 Michael Meszaros

Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

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

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford
Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford
Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Portrait, cast bronze on wooden base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Kenneth Binns, c.1940s Max Dupain
Kenneth Binns, c.1940s Max Dupain
Kenneth Binns, c.1940s Max Dupain

Kenneth Binns, c.1940s Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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Study for a portrait of Dame Merlyn Myer DBE, William Dargie

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Marion Orme Page 2016

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Kenneth Gillespie, 2005 Dean Beletich
Kenneth Gillespie, 2005 Dean Beletich
Kenneth Gillespie, 2005 Dean Beletich

Kenneth Gillespie, 2005 Dean Beletich

Portrait, silver gelatin photograph, selenium toned

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan
Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan
Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan

Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Transferred from the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Gift of Margaret Olley 2002

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Dame Margaret Scott, 1949 Kenneth Rowell

Portrait, pen and ink, brush and ink and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Derek Denton AC and Dame Margaret Scott AC 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Four from the 30s

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2003

Australia's tradition of sculpted portraits stretches back to the early decades of the nineteenth century and continues to sustain a group of dedicated sculptors.

MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford
MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford
MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford

MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford

Portrait, brush and ink, pen and ink, stencil cut-out with watercolour highlights

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Nancy Wiseman 2007

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Mr Sidney Myer AM appointed inaugural President of the National Portrait Gallery’s Foundation 12 March 2015

Archived media releases 2015

Dr Helen Nugent AO, Chairman, National Portrait Gallery Board announced today the appointment of Mr Sidney Myer AM as the inaugural President of the newly established National Portrait Gallery Foundation.

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