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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.

Robert Brown, 1850

Thomas Herbert Maguire
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Robert Brown, c. 1835

Dario Castellini after Carlo Liverati
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Sidney Nolan and Robert Helpmann at Bonython Gallery, Adelaide Arts Festival, c. 1964 (printed 2015)

Robert McFarlane
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Robert Earl of Buckinghamshire (Hobart), 1808

Sir Thomas Lawrence, Robert Dunkarton
Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Bob Brown at his home in Liffey, 1988 (printed 2013)

Helga Leunig
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Helga Leunig 2013

Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983

Harold Thornton
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Harold Thornton 2009

L.J. Brown, 1955

Richard von Marientreu
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Marion McBeath Harper 2019

Joseph Brown, 1980

Brian Dunlop
Portrait, watercolour and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Bob Brown

In defence of the 'leech ridden ditch'
Portrait story

Bob Brown discusses the events that occurred during the Franklin River campaign as depicted in his portrait by Harold 'The Kangaroo' Thornton.

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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