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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.

Fanny Eleanor Lee, c 1855 Joseph Backler
Fanny Eleanor Lee, c 1855 Joseph Backler
Fanny Eleanor Lee, c 1855 Joseph Backler

Fanny Eleanor Lee, c 1855 Joseph Backler

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Courtesy of the Tait family

Thomas Lee, 1847? Joseph Backler
Thomas Lee, 1847? Joseph Backler
Thomas Lee, 1847? Joseph Backler

Thomas Lee, 1847? Joseph Backler

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Courtesy of the Tait family

Joseph Brown, 1980 Brian Dunlop
Joseph Brown, 1980 Brian Dunlop
Joseph Brown, 1980 Brian Dunlop

Joseph Brown, 1980 Brian Dunlop

Portrait, watercolour and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Joseph Mathew Cotta and Gladys Maria Cotta 2016

Sir Joseph Banks, 1802 William Ridley
Sir Joseph Banks, 1802 William Ridley
Sir Joseph Banks, 1802 William Ridley

Sir Joseph Banks, 1802 William Ridley

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gina and Ted Gregg 2010

The great South Sea caterpillar transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks), 1795 (printed 1851) James Gillray
The great South Sea caterpillar transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks), 1795 (printed 1851) James Gillray
The great South Sea caterpillar transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks), 1795 (printed 1851) James Gillray

The great South Sea caterpillar transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks), 1795 (printed 1851) James Gillray

Portrait, etching, hand-coloured on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Douglas Stewart Fine Books 2013

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Joe Darling (Joseph Darling, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Joe Darling (Joseph Darling, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Joe Darling (Joseph Darling, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe

Joe Darling (Joseph Darling, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team), 1896 H Parker Rolfe

Portrait, albumen photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

Joseph Cotta, 1983-84 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1983-84 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1983-84 Janet Dawson

Joseph Cotta, 1983-84 Janet Dawson

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

The Fly Catching Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly
The Fly Catching Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly
The Fly Catching Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly

The Fly Catching Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

The Botanic Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly
The Botanic Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly
The Botanic Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly

The Botanic Macaroni (Sir Joseph Banks), 1772 Matthias Darly

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Ben Chifley, n.d. Max Dupain
Ben Chifley, n.d. Max Dupain
Ben Chifley, n.d. Max Dupain

Ben Chifley, n.d. Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1788 Benjamin West, John Raphael Smith

In a good paddock

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

Celebrating a new painted portrait of Joseph Banks, Sarah Engledow spins a yarn of the naturalist, the first kangaroo in France and Don, a Spanish ram.

Telphia, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Telphia, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Telphia, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Telphia, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips

Portrait, line engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Charles Joseph La Trobe, 1853 Thomas Woolner
Charles Joseph La Trobe, 1853 Thomas Woolner
Charles Joseph La Trobe, 1853 Thomas Woolner

Charles Joseph La Trobe, 1853 Thomas Woolner

Portrait, cast bronze relief medallion

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 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.