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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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The Home of the Blizzard: being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 (2 volumes), 1915 Sir Douglas Mawson Kt OBE FRS, Heinemann, London

Portrait, two volumes illustrated with colour and black and white plates, three folding maps

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs J.Q. McEwin 2000

Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley
Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley
Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley

Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gareth Mawson Thomas and Pamela Karran-Thomas of the Mawson family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Staying home True south #2

About Face article

Joanna Gilmour brings a mindful Douglas Mawson’s perspective to bear on the concept of isolation.

Paquita Mawson, late 1940s Ingrid Erns
Paquita Mawson, late 1940s Ingrid Erns
Paquita Mawson, late 1940s Ingrid Erns

Paquita Mawson, late 1940s Ingrid Erns

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gareth Mawson Thomas and Pamela Karran-Thomas of the Mawson family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Interview with Douglas Frew Waterhouse video: 2 minutes

Douglas Frew Waterhouse 'A bug in the hand'

Portrait story

Australian entomologist and inventer of the Aerogard insect repellent, Douglas Frew Waterhouse describes the evolution of his career.

Douglas Dundas, 1930s Max Dupain
Douglas Dundas, 1930s Max Dupain
Douglas Dundas, 1930s Max Dupain

Douglas Dundas, 1930s Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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.