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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.

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated an unknown artist

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, Sydney 1891 from Australasia Illustrated, 1891 an unknown artist

Portrait, engraving on paper (4 sheets)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Major Thomas Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy
Major Thomas Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy
Major Thomas Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy

Major Thomas Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Lord Viscount Sydney, c. 1790 Gilbert Stuart, John Young
Lord Viscount Sydney, c. 1790 Gilbert Stuart, John Young
Lord Viscount Sydney, c. 1790 Gilbert Stuart, John Young

Lord Viscount Sydney, c. 1790 Gilbert Stuart, John Young

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Susan Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy
Susan Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy
Susan Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy

Susan Lord, c. 1840 Henry Mundy

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Lord Kitchener, n.d. William Howitt
Lord Kitchener, n.d. William Howitt
Lord Kitchener, n.d. William Howitt

Lord Kitchener, n.d. William Howitt

Portrait, carved Jarrah

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Studio portrait of Lord Kitchener, British Secretary of State for War, 1914 by J Russell & Sons

All the way with K of K

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2016

Sarah Engledow bristles at the biographers’ neglect of Kitchener’s antipodean intervention.

Sir Robert May AC Kt, 1999 Polly Borland
Sir Robert May AC Kt, 1999 Polly Borland
Sir Robert May AC Kt, 1999 Polly Borland

Sir Robert May AC Kt, 1999 Polly Borland

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Self portrait, c. 1849 Charles Rodius

Elegance in exile Portrait drawings from colonial Australia

Previous exhibition, 2012

Elegance in exile is an exhibition surveying the work of Richard Read senior, Thomas Bock, Thomas Griffiths Wainewright and Charles Rodius: four artists who, though exiled to Australia as convicts, created many of the most significant and elegant portraits of the colonial period.

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa, c. 1847 an unknown artist, Thomas Warton
Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa, c. 1847 an unknown artist, Thomas Warton
Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa, c. 1847 an unknown artist, Thomas Warton

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa, c. 1847 an unknown artist, Thomas Warton

Portrait, daguerreotype on in a pinchbeck case

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

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

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

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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.