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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.

Margaret Wilson, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Margaret Wilson, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Margaret Wilson, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Margaret Wilson, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leo Christie 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

"A Squatter" Sir Samuel Wilson (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1885 Sir Leslie Ward
"A Squatter" Sir Samuel Wilson (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1885 Sir Leslie Ward
"A Squatter" Sir Samuel Wilson (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1885 Sir Leslie Ward

"A Squatter" Sir Samuel Wilson (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1885 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr Ronald Walker 2001

The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon
The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon
The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon

The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portriat Gallery
Gift of the artist 2011

Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones
Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones
Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones

Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Shona Wilson, 1998 Greg Weight
Shona Wilson, 1998 Greg Weight
Shona Wilson, 1998 Greg Weight

Shona Wilson, 1998 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

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

Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton
Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton
Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton

Captain Wilson, 1819 Freeman, T Hamilton

Portrait, Engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis

Now Listen...

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2005

Artist Tessa Jones recalls creating her portrait of Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock singer and music producer, Ross Wilson.

Julian Rossi Ashton, 1933 Eric Wilson
Julian Rossi Ashton, 1933 Eric Wilson
Julian Rossi Ashton, 1933 Eric Wilson

Julian Rossi Ashton, 1933 Eric Wilson

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Philip Bacon AM 2012

William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain
William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain
William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain

William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Simpson Family in memory of Caroline Simpson OAM 2008
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.