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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.

Dame Mary Gilmore, 1961 Max Dupain
Dame Mary Gilmore, 1961 Max Dupain
Dame Mary Gilmore, 1961 Max Dupain

Dame Mary Gilmore, 1961 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Timothy Fairfax AC 2003

Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall
Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall
Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall

Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2001

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal, c. 1950s an unknown artist
Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal, c. 1950s an unknown artist
Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal, c. 1950s an unknown artist

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal, c. 1950s an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2008

Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall

Painting writing

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2007

Dr Sarah Engledow explores the portraits of writers held in the National Portrait Gallery's collection.

Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen
Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen
Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen

Disillusion self portrait, 1983 Mary MacQueen

Portrait, pastel and charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Robin MacQueen 2007

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Mary Windeyer, 1850s an unknown artist
Mary Windeyer, 1850s an unknown artist
Mary Windeyer, 1850s an unknown artist

Mary Windeyer, 1850s an unknown artist

Portrait, watercolour and gouache on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009
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.