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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.

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Confide in Me

Magazine article by Sarah Hill, 2002

This article examines the photographic portraiture of Polly Borland.

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie

The Wonder Years

Magazine article by Sarah Hill, 2001

Sarah Hill introduces the portrait busts of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm by Enid Fleming.

Installing David Walsh

On the road again

Magazine article by Dr Deborah Hill, 2017

Deborah Hill talks figures with character, as the National Portrait Gallery touring exhibitions program welcomes its millionth visitor.

In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett
In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett
In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett

In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Clem Hill  (member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Clem Hill  (member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Clem Hill  (member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe

Clem Hill (member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team), 1896 H Parker Rolfe

Portrait, albumen photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

Alfred Hill, 1936 Rayner Hoff
Alfred Hill, 1936 Rayner Hoff
Alfred Hill, 1936 Rayner Hoff

Alfred Hill, 1936 Rayner Hoff

Portrait, cast plaster, patinated on wooden base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2000

Barry Hill, 1993 Rick Amor
Barry Hill, 1993 Rick Amor
Barry Hill, 1993 Rick Amor

Barry Hill, 1993 Rick Amor

Portrait, drypoint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

William Robertson, 1866 Thomas Adams Hill
William Robertson, 1866 Thomas Adams Hill
William Robertson, 1866 Thomas Adams Hill

William Robertson, 1866 Thomas Adams Hill

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Four from the 30s

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2003

Australia's tradition of sculpted portraits stretches back to the early decades of the nineteenth century and continues to sustain a group of dedicated sculptors.

Dr Sarah Engledow

Biography

Dr Sarah Engledow was appointed Historian at the National Portrait Gallery in 1999.

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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.