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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.

Dr Ray Marginson AM, 1985

Michael Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Ellis Stones, 1985

Michael Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Sir Bernard Heinze AC, 1985

Michael Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Professor Carrick Chambers AM, 1985

Michael Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Sir Kenneth Myer DSC AC, 1985

Michael Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Eric Leo Susman, 1955

Andor Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Christine Godden 2017

Sir Robert Menzies, 1985

Andor Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Sir Howard Florey OM KBE FRS FAA, 1985

Andor Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

Sir David (Albert Cherbury) Rivett KCMG FRS, 1985

Andor Meszaros
Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

The Bushranger Tragedy (from The Australasian Sketcher, 23 November 1878), 1878

an unknown artist
Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

image not online

Michael Desmond

Biography

Michael Desmond worked at the National Portrait Gallery first as Senior Curator from 2006 to 2011 then as Deputy Director until 2012.

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency