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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.

Martha Sarah Butler
Martha Sarah Butler
Martha Sarah Butler

Martha Sarah Butler, c. 1845

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Portrait, watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Martha Knox
Martha Knox
Martha Knox

Martha Knox, c. 1855

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Peter Halliday in memory of Norah Knox 2010

Martha Mary Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson

Martha Mary Robertson, 1866

Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Martha Kermode
Martha Kermode
Martha Kermode

Martha Kermode, c. 1840

Henry Mundy
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased 2008

Martha Cassell
Martha Cassell
Martha Cassell

Martha Cassell, late 1840s to early 1850s

an unknown artist
Portrait, daguerreotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler

Gamaliel Butler, c. 1810

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler
Gamaliel Butler

Gamaliel Butler, c. 1824

an unknown artist
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Merv Shearman 2012

Annie Butler
Annie Butler
Annie Butler

Annie Butler, 1859

Lucy Meadows
Portrait, watercolour and pencil on buff board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Richard Butler
Richard Butler
Richard Butler

Richard Butler, 1859

Lucy Meadows
Portrait, watercolour and pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Kevin Butler
Kevin Butler
Kevin Butler

Kevin Butler, c. 2000

Penny Tweedie
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Edward Paine Butler
Edward Paine Butler
Edward Paine Butler

Edward Paine Butler, c. 1845

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Portrait, watercolour, gouche and pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson, c. 1865

an unknown artist
Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Mary Ann Lawrence, 1841

Fits of delicacy and despair

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Henry Mundy's portraits flesh out notions of propriety and good taste in a convict colony.

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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