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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.

Col Levy, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Col Levy, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Col Levy, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Col Levy, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Les Blakebrough, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Les Blakebrough, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Les Blakebrough, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Les Blakebrough, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Little Pattie, 1966 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan
Little Pattie, 1966 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan
Little Pattie, 1966 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan

Little Pattie, 1966 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling
Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling
Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling

Jack Thompson, 2013 Julie Dowling

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint and red ochre on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Jack Thompson on the set of Spyforce, 1970 (printed 2012) Brian McInerney
Jack Thompson on the set of Spyforce, 1970 (printed 2012) Brian McInerney
Jack Thompson on the set of Spyforce, 1970 (printed 2012) Brian McInerney

Jack Thompson on the set of Spyforce, 1970 (printed 2012) Brian McInerney

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

James Gleeson, 1974 (printed 2014) Douglas Thompson
James Gleeson, 1974 (printed 2014) Douglas Thompson
James Gleeson, 1974 (printed 2014) Douglas Thompson

James Gleeson, 1974 (printed 2014) Douglas Thompson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Peter Travis, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Peter Travis, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Peter Travis, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Peter Travis, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Peter Rushforth, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Peter Rushforth, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson
Peter Rushforth, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Peter Rushforth, 1971 (printed 2009) Douglas Thompson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Cormac + Callum Kenne, My Children, Sydney, Australia, 2009

Citizen Kenne

Magazine article by April Thompson, 2013

April Thompson explores an exhibition of Ingvar Kenne’s global portrait project.

Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott
Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott
Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott

Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott
Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott
Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott

Garry Shead and Tom Thompson, 1993 Adam Knott

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

"As straight as a reed" Henry John Rous (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1870 Alfred Thompson
"As straight as a reed" Henry John Rous (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1870 Alfred Thompson
"As straight as a reed" Henry John Rous (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1870 Alfred Thompson

"As straight as a reed" Henry John Rous (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1870 Alfred Thompson

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Portrait of Kym Bonython/Portrait of Mr Bonython's speedway cap, 1963-66 John Brack

Somewhere to hang your cap

Magazine article by Beatrice Thompson, 2007

A pair of portraits by John Brack; Portrait of Kym Bonython and Portrait of Mr Bonython's speedway cap combine to create a quirky depiction of their subject.

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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.