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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.

Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie
Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie
Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie

Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Arlette Perkins, daughter of Sir Lawrence Wackett 2009
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Lawrence Wackett Louis Kahan
Sir Lawrence Wackett Louis Kahan
Sir Lawrence Wackett Louis Kahan

Sir Lawrence Wackett, Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink, brush and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie

Starry knight

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

Aircraft designer, pilot and entrepreneur, Sir Lawrence Wackett rejoins friends and colleagues on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery.

Lawrence Cox, 1994 Brian Dunlop
Lawrence Cox, 1994 Brian Dunlop
Lawrence Cox, 1994 Brian Dunlop

Lawrence Cox, 1994 Brian Dunlop

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Australian Securities Exchange 2012
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Marjorie Lawrence, Paris, 1937 an unknown artist
Marjorie Lawrence, Paris, 1937 an unknown artist
Marjorie Lawrence, Paris, 1937 an unknown artist

Marjorie Lawrence, Paris, 1937 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris, 1951 an unknown artist
Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris, 1951 an unknown artist
Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris, 1951 an unknown artist

Marjorie Lawrence, Amneris, 1951 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF an unknown artist
Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF an unknown artist
Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF an unknown artist

Possibly the Right Rev Dr Lawrence Bonaventure Sheil OSF, an unknown artist

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Lloyd Rees, 1987 Michel Lawrence
Lloyd Rees, 1987 Michel Lawrence
Lloyd Rees, 1987 Michel Lawrence

Lloyd Rees, 1987 Michel Lawrence

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth
of Brunswick, 1804

Around the grounds

Magazine article by Dr Anne Sanders, 2010

Anne Sanders writes about the exhibitions Victoria & Albert: Art & Love on display at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace and the retrospective of Sir Thomas Lawrence at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Athol Shmith, 1985 Michel Lawrence
Athol Shmith, 1985 Michel Lawrence
Athol Shmith, 1985 Michel Lawrence

Athol Shmith, 1985 Michel Lawrence

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

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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.