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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.

Kerry Stokes
Kerry Stokes
Kerry Stokes

Kerry Stokes, 2014 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Gift of the artist 2021

Captain John Lort Stokes
Captain John Lort Stokes
Captain John Lort Stokes

Captain John Lort Stokes, c. 1841

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Kym Bonython
Kym Bonython
Kym Bonython

Kym Bonython, n.d.

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Tim Burstall
Tim Burstall
Tim Burstall

Tim Burstall, 1975

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Kerry Walker
Kerry Walker
Kerry Walker

Kerry Walker, c. 1979

Stuart Campbell
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Stuart Campbell 2012

Douglas Annand
Douglas Annand
Douglas Annand

Douglas Annand, 1970

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Lyndon Dadswell, with his sculpture 'Native'
Lyndon Dadswell, with his sculpture 'Native'
Lyndon Dadswell, with his sculpture 'Native'

Lyndon Dadswell, with his sculpture 'Native', c. 1950

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Klaus Friedeberger in Sydney
Klaus Friedeberger in Sydney
Klaus Friedeberger in Sydney

Klaus Friedeberger in Sydney, 1949

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Godfrey Miller
Godfrey Miller
Godfrey Miller

Godfrey Miller, 1949

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

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

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John Passmore, c. 1970

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Governor Sir Robert Duff with Lady Duff, Lord Hopetoun and Vice-Regal Party
Governor Sir Robert Duff with Lady Duff, Lord Hopetoun and Vice-Regal Party
Governor Sir Robert Duff with Lady Duff, Lord Hopetoun and Vice-Regal Party

Governor Sir Robert Duff with Lady Duff, Lord Hopetoun and Vice-Regal Party, 1893

Kerry & Co
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Douglas Dundas
Douglas Dundas
Douglas Dundas

Douglas Dundas, 1950

Kerry Dundas
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Fanny Jane Marlay

All at sea

Devotion

Tiny token, big love

Fanny Jane Marlay
Fanny Jane Marlay
Fanny Jane Marlay

Fanny Jane Marlay, c. 1841

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Purchased 2013

Kerry Lester
Kerry Lester
Kerry Lester

Kerry Lester, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Kate Fitzpatrick
Kate Fitzpatrick
Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick, 1983

William Yang
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2003

Godfrey Miller

Form and reality

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2008

A photographic portrait by Kerry Dundas captures the contemplative mind of visionary painter Godfrey Miller.

Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell

Greg Chappell, 1985 (printed 2010)

Bruce Postle
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by James Bain AM and Janette Bain 2010

Alan Bond
Alan Bond
Alan Bond

Alan Bond, 1985

Rennie Ellis
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

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Supporters

$5,000 - $9,999
Honour board
Madame du Barry, 1791 by Richard Cosway

Little women

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2019

Joanna Gilmour looks beyond the ivory face of select portrait miniatures to reveal their sitters’ true grit.

Rosaleen Norton, Witch of Kings Cross

Rennie Ellis

Aussies All
Previous exhibition, 2006

Rennie Ellis: Aussies All is a celebration of the life and work of the late Australian photographer Rennie Ellis.

L. Gordon Darling AC CMG

Portrait of a patron

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2007

A new painting by Jiawei Shen captures the vision and resolve of the Gallery's founder, L. Gordon Darling AC CMG.

Sir Frank Packer KBE

Vintage Cassab

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

The oil portrait of Sir Frank Packer KBE by Judy Cassab was gifted to the National Portrait Gallery in 2006.

Lee Kernaghan near Broken Hill

Australian of the Year

Inspiring a Nation
Previous exhibition, 2010

The Australian of the Year Awards have often provoked controversy about who is selected and whether their achievements are remarkable.

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-86 by 
John Singer Sargent

A feast of friends

Magazine article by Richard Ormond, 2015

John Singer Sargent: a painter at the vanguard of contemporary movements in music, literature and theatre.

Barry Humphries

Uncommon Australians

The vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling
General content

Sarah Engledow writes about Gordon and Marilyn Darling and their support for the National Portrait Gallery throughout its evolution.

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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