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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.

Francis Russell Nixon, c. 1845-55 George Richmond

Sketches and sermons

Magazine article by Jessica Smith, 2009

Jessica Smith looks at the 'fetching' portrait of Tasmania's first Anglican Bishop, Francis Russell Nixon by George Richmond

Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith
Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith
Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith

Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith

Portrait, cast printer's metal

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Frith family 2013

A Chief Secretary "Blunt, but Honest" [The Hon. James Goodall Francis], 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Chief Secretary "Blunt, but Honest" [The Hon. James Goodall Francis], 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Chief Secretary "Blunt, but Honest" [The Hon. James Goodall Francis], 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

A Chief Secretary "Blunt, but Honest" [The Hon. James Goodall Francis], 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

The Hon. Sir Francis Forbes, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
The Hon. Sir Francis Forbes, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd
The Hon. Sir Francis Forbes, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

The Hon. Sir Francis Forbes, c. 1860 Henry Samuel Sadd

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 Francis Wheatley, W Sherwin
Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 Francis Wheatley, W Sherwin
Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 Francis Wheatley, W Sherwin

Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 Francis Wheatley, W Sherwin

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Frank Beaurepaire, c. 1924 Bain News Service
Frank Beaurepaire, c. 1924 Bain News Service
Frank Beaurepaire, c. 1924 Bain News Service

Frank Beaurepaire, c. 1924 Bain News Service

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Cardinal Moran, 1886-88 Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
Cardinal Moran, 1886-88 Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
Cardinal Moran, 1886-88 Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co

Cardinal Moran, 1886-88 Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co

Portrait, photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Captain Francis de Groot, 1932 Harold Cazneaux
Captain Francis de Groot, 1932 Harold Cazneaux
Captain Francis de Groot, 1932 Harold Cazneaux

Captain Francis de Groot, 1932 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford

All there in black and white

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2007

The National Portrait Gallery acquired a beguiling silhouette group portrait by Samuel Metford, an English artist who spent periods of his working life in America.

Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 W Sherwin, John Stockdale after Francis Wheatley
Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 W Sherwin, John Stockdale after Francis Wheatley
Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 W Sherwin, John Stockdale after Francis Wheatley

Arthur Phillip Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief in & over the territory of New South Wales, 1789 W Sherwin, John Stockdale after Francis Wheatley

Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787-88 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes
View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787-88 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes
View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787-88 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes

View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787-88 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes

Portrait, aquatint, hand-coloured on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2012

Charles Joseph La Trobe, c. 1857 Francis Grant, Samuel Bellin
Charles Joseph La Trobe, c. 1857 Francis Grant, Samuel Bellin
Charles Joseph La Trobe, c. 1857 Francis Grant, Samuel Bellin

Charles Joseph La Trobe, c. 1857 Francis Grant, Samuel Bellin

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Patrick Moran, Bishop of Sydney, c. 1886 H.B. Hall's Sons, Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co after William Macleod
Patrick Moran, Bishop of Sydney, c. 1886 H.B. Hall's Sons, Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co after William Macleod
Patrick Moran, Bishop of Sydney, c. 1886 H.B. Hall's Sons, Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co after William Macleod

Patrick Moran, Bishop of Sydney, c. 1886 H.B. Hall's Sons, Picturesque Atlas Publishing Co after William Macleod

Portrait, steel engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Aborigines at Oyster Cove, Tasmania, 1858 (printed 1890s) Francis Nixon
Aborigines at Oyster Cove, Tasmania, 1858 (printed 1890s) Francis Nixon
Aborigines at Oyster Cove, Tasmania, 1858 (printed 1890s) Francis Nixon

Aborigines at Oyster Cove, Tasmania, 1858 (printed 1890s) Francis Nixon

Portrait, glass plate negative

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill
The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill
The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill

The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP, c. 1850 Francis Holl after Henry William Pickersgill

Portrait, steel engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

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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.