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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.

Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist
Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist

Margaret Robertson, c. 1852 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Christina Stead, 1981 Jacqueline Mitelman
Christina Stead, 1981 Jacqueline Mitelman
Christina Stead, 1981 Jacqueline Mitelman

Christina Stead, 1981 Jacqueline Mitelman

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward
The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward
The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward

The Demon Bowler" Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

"The Lord Chamberlain"  Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1900 Sir Leslie Ward
"The Lord Chamberlain"  Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1900 Sir Leslie Ward
"The Lord Chamberlain"  Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1900 Sir Leslie Ward

"The Lord Chamberlain" Earl of Hopetoun John Adrian Louis Hope (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1900 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr Ronald Walker 2001

Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab
Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab
Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab

Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Mr John Eason, 1838 W. B. Gould
Mr John Eason, 1838 W. B. Gould
Mr John Eason, 1838 W. B. Gould

Mr John Eason, 1838 W. B. Gould

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2013

Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers
Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers
Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers

Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers

Portrait, albumen paper photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Sketch portrait of Sir Alex Onslow, 1896 Tom Roberts
Sketch portrait of Sir Alex Onslow, 1896 Tom Roberts
Sketch portrait of Sir Alex Onslow, 1896 Tom Roberts

Sketch portrait of Sir Alex Onslow, 1896 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Lucy Escott, (early 1860s) Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery
Lucy Escott, (early 1860s) Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery
Lucy Escott, (early 1860s) Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery

Lucy Escott, (early 1860s) Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Rudy Komon, c. 1970 Lewis Morley
Rudy Komon, c. 1970 Lewis Morley
Rudy Komon, c. 1970 Lewis Morley

Rudy Komon, c. 1970 Lewis Morley

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Richard Windeyer, c. 1828 Charles Richard Bone
Richard Windeyer, c. 1828 Charles Richard Bone
Richard Windeyer, c. 1828 Charles Richard Bone

Richard Windeyer, c. 1828 Charles Richard Bone

Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Windeyer family 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

R O'Hara Burke, c. 1861 De Gruchy & Leigh (lithographers)
R O'Hara Burke, c. 1861 De Gruchy & Leigh (lithographers)
R O'Hara Burke, c. 1861 De Gruchy & Leigh (lithographers)

R O'Hara Burke, c. 1861 De Gruchy & Leigh (lithographers)

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

"Round the World" Thomas Brassey  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1877 Carlo Pellegrini
"Round the World" Thomas Brassey  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1877 Carlo Pellegrini
"Round the World" Thomas Brassey  (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1877 Carlo Pellegrini

"Round the World" Thomas Brassey (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1877 Carlo Pellegrini

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

The Surgeon (Dr Julian Smith), 1934 Harold Cazneaux
The Surgeon (Dr Julian Smith), 1934 Harold Cazneaux
The Surgeon (Dr Julian Smith), 1934 Harold Cazneaux

The Surgeon (Dr Julian Smith), 1934 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Robert O'Hara Burke, c. 1860 Melbourne and Sydney Photographic Co
Robert O'Hara Burke, c. 1860 Melbourne and Sydney Photographic Co
Robert O'Hara Burke, c. 1860 Melbourne and Sydney Photographic Co

Robert O'Hara Burke, c. 1860 Melbourne and Sydney Photographic Co

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

H Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle) (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1889 Sir Leslie Ward
H Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle) (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1889 Sir Leslie Ward
H Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle) (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1889 Sir Leslie Ward

H Searle Professional Champion Sculler of the World (Henry Searle) (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1889 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

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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.