Skip to main content

Timed ticketing is in place to safely manage visits to the Gallery, so please book ahead.

Menu

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.

Portrait of Paddy Japaljarrii Stewart, 2004 Francis Reiss
Portrait of Paddy Japaljarrii Stewart, 2004 Francis Reiss
Portrait of Paddy Japaljarrii Stewart, 2004 Francis Reiss

Portrait of Paddy Japaljarrii Stewart, 2004 Francis Reiss

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

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

Francis Tuckfield, c. 1854 an unknown artist
Francis Tuckfield, c. 1854 an unknown artist
Francis Tuckfield, c. 1854 an unknown artist

Francis Tuckfield, c. 1854 an unknown artist

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Freer Tuckfield family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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.

The Rt Rev Barbara Darling, 2008 Francis Reiss and June Orford
The Rt Rev Barbara Darling, 2008 Francis Reiss and June Orford
The Rt Rev Barbara Darling, 2008 Francis Reiss and June Orford

The Rt Rev Barbara Darling, 2008 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787 - 1788 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes
View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787 - 1788 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes
View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787 - 1788 John Cleveley, Francis Jukes

View of Owhyhee in the Sandwich Islands in the south Seas (The Death of Cook), 1787 - 1788 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

Gordon and Marilyn Darling, 1994 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Gordon and Marilyn Darling, 1994 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Gordon and Marilyn Darling, 1994 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Gordon and Marilyn Darling, 1994 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Francis Reiss 2009

Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

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

The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth
The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth
The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth

The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios
Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios
Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios

Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios

Portrait, albumen silver photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

We would like to thank our partners.
© National Portrait Gallery 2020
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

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.