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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.

Peter Thomson, 1970 Ern McQuillan
Peter Thomson, 1970 Ern McQuillan
Peter Thomson, 1970 Ern McQuillan

Peter Thomson, 1970 Ern McQuillan

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2004

Peter Thomson, c.1960 Louis Kahan
Peter Thomson, c.1960 Louis Kahan
Peter Thomson, c.1960 Louis Kahan

Peter Thomson, c.1960 Louis Kahan

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mary Thomson 2017

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Ann Thomson, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ann Thomson, 1992 Greg Weight
Ann Thomson, 1992 Greg Weight
Ann Thomson, 1992 Greg Weight

Ann Thomson, 1992 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph

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

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs J.Q. McEwin 2000

Geoffrey Tozer, 1966 Rollo Thomson
Geoffrey Tozer, 1966 Rollo Thomson
Geoffrey Tozer, 1966 Rollo Thomson

Geoffrey Tozer, 1966 Rollo Thomson

Portrait, oil on canvas board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Geoffrey Tozer 2012

Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn
Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn
Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn

Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn

Portrait, carved marble on Travertine marble base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson
Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson
Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson

Captain Sir John Franklin, 1830 William Derby, John Thomson

Portrait, engraving

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

Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore

Peter Sculthorpe A Celebration

Previous exhibition, 2009

To celebrate Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday, the National Portrait Gallery has created a feature exhibition of portraits and associated biographic material drawn from the National Portrait Gallery and the composer’s personal collection.

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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.