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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.

Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

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

Max Meldrum, 1951 Graeme Inson
Max Meldrum, 1951 Graeme Inson
Max Meldrum, 1951 Graeme Inson

Max Meldrum, 1951 Graeme Inson

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Shirley Greathead 2009

Molly Meldrum, 2004 Robin Sellick
Molly Meldrum, 2004 Robin Sellick
Molly Meldrum, 2004 Robin Sellick

Molly Meldrum, 2004 Robin Sellick

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Ivy Shore, 1961 Graeme Inson

Not your average teacher’s pet!

It's Complicated

Love versus art

John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham
John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham
John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham

John Hamilton, 1969 Meg Padgham

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Hamilton 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante
Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante
Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante

Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante

Portrait, pen and ink, pencil on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Penny Olsen, Peter Woollard and Artemis Georgiades 2015

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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.