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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.

Jessie Robertson, c. 1849 Thomas Bock
Jessie Robertson, c. 1849 Thomas Bock
Jessie Robertson, c. 1849 Thomas Bock

Jessie Robertson, c. 1849 Thomas Bock

Portrait, pencil, chalk and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 2013

Julia Matthews, c. 1862 Davies & Co
Julia Matthews, c. 1862 Davies & Co
Julia Matthews, c. 1862 Davies & Co

Julia Matthews, c. 1862 Davies & Co

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips
Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips
Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips

Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Ian Potter Foundation 2008

Harold Blair, 1948 Ernest Buckmaster
Harold Blair, 1948 Ernest Buckmaster
Harold Blair, 1948 Ernest Buckmaster

Harold Blair, 1948 Ernest Buckmaster

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar
Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar
Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar

Richard Fitzgerald, c. 1838 Edmund Edgar

Portrait, pencil and watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift in memory of Richard Kelynack Evans 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Robert O'Hara Burke, Leader of the Victorian Expedition, 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
Robert O'Hara Burke, Leader of the Victorian Expedition, 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
Robert O'Hara Burke, Leader of the Victorian Expedition, 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

Robert O'Hara Burke, Leader of the Victorian Expedition, 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Ross A Field 2007

After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages
After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages
After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages

After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Reverend Daniel Draper, c. 1866 Fredrick Charles Burman
Reverend Daniel Draper, c. 1866 Fredrick Charles Burman
Reverend Daniel Draper, c. 1866 Fredrick Charles Burman

Reverend Daniel Draper, c. 1866 Fredrick Charles Burman

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Georg von Neumayer, c. 1860 Johnstone & Co
Georg von Neumayer, c. 1860 Johnstone & Co
Georg von Neumayer, c. 1860 Johnstone & Co

Georg von Neumayer, c. 1860 Johnstone & Co

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

Archbishop James Goold, c. 1870 Archibald McDonald
Archbishop James Goold, c. 1870 Archibald McDonald
Archbishop James Goold, c. 1870 Archibald McDonald

Archbishop James Goold, c. 1870 Archibald McDonald

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Rt Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, c. 1962 Victor Greenhalgh
Rt Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, c. 1962 Victor Greenhalgh
Rt Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, c. 1962 Victor Greenhalgh

Rt Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, c. 1962 Victor Greenhalgh

Portrait, cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Lady Bunting in honour of Sir John Bunting and the Menzies Foundation 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hilary McPhee, 2015 Jacqueline Mitelman
Hilary McPhee, 2015 Jacqueline Mitelman
Hilary McPhee, 2015 Jacqueline Mitelman

Hilary McPhee, 2015 Jacqueline Mitelman

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Wayne Williams 2015

Tom Wills, c. 1857 or c. 1864  (printed c. 1905-10) an unknown artist
Tom Wills, c. 1857 or c. 1864  (printed c. 1905-10) an unknown artist
Tom Wills, c. 1857 or c. 1864  (printed c. 1905-10) an unknown artist

Tom Wills, c. 1857 or c. 1864 (printed c. 1905-10) an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on grey paper support on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of T S Wills Cooke 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett, c. 1871 Archibald McDonald
Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett, c. 1871 Archibald McDonald
Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett, c. 1871 Archibald McDonald

Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett, c. 1871 Archibald McDonald

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Sir Thomas Gore-Browne, 1864 J. Walch & Sons
Sir Thomas Gore-Browne, 1864 J. Walch & Sons
Sir Thomas Gore-Browne, 1864 J. Walch & Sons

Sir Thomas Gore-Browne, 1864 J. Walch & Sons

Portrait, tinted lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

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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.