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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.

Corroboree, or Dance of the Natives of New South Wales, 1820 Walter Preston
Corroboree, or Dance of the Natives of New South Wales, 1820 Walter Preston
Corroboree, or Dance of the Natives of New South Wales, 1820 Walter Preston

Corroboree, or Dance of the Natives of New South Wales, 1820 Walter Preston

Portrait, engraving, hand-coloured on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Margaret Preston, c. 1930 Harold Cazneaux
Margaret Preston, c. 1930 Harold Cazneaux
Margaret Preston, c. 1930 Harold Cazneaux

Margaret Preston, c. 1930 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM and Barbara Corrigan 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan, c. 1945 Noel Rubie
Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan, c. 1945 Noel Rubie
Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan, c. 1945 Noel Rubie

Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan, c. 1945 Noel Rubie

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Judi Preston-Stanley 2013

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Moving in creative circles

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Harold Cazneaux's portraits of influential Sydneysiders included Margaret Preston and Ethel Turner, both important figures in the development of ideas about Australian identity and culture.

Self portrait, 1948 Grace Cossington Smith

Modern Australian Women

Magazine article by Gillian Raymond, 2005

Close contemporaries, Thea Proctor, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith were frequently sources of inspiration and irritation to each other. 

Walter Lindrum portrait story video: 2 minutes

Walter Lindrum 'Wally and the game of billiards'

Portrait story

A portrait story exploring the life of Walter Lindrum, one of the greatest billiard players of all time.

Sarah Bernhardt, 1910 by Walter Barnett

Legends The Art of Walter Barnett 1862-1934

Previous exhibition, 2001

A National Portrait Gallery travelling exhibition.

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Sir Walter B. Spencer

Biography
Walter Lindrum OBE, c. 1932 Will Longstaff
Walter Lindrum OBE, c. 1932 Will Longstaff
Walter Lindrum OBE, c. 1932 Will Longstaff

Walter Lindrum OBE, c. 1932 Will Longstaff

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2006

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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.