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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.

Harold Mitchell, 2001 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham
Harold Mitchell, 2001 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham
Harold Mitchell, 2001 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham

Harold Mitchell, 2001 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Interview with Bob Brown video: 12 minutes

Bob Brown In defence of the 'leech ridden ditch'

Portrait story

Bob Brown discusses the events that occurred during the Franklin River campaign as depicted in his portrait by Harold 'The Kangaroo' Thornton.

Harold Holt, 1969 Victor Greenhalgh
Harold Holt, 1969 Victor Greenhalgh
Harold Holt, 1969 Victor Greenhalgh

Harold Holt, 1969 Victor Greenhalgh

Portrait, cast bronze on granite base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Paul and Wendy Greenhalgh 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Harold Holt Louis Kahan
Harold Holt Louis Kahan
Harold Holt Louis Kahan

Harold Holt, Louis Kahan

Portrait, graphite on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Harold Holt Louis Kahan
Harold Holt Louis Kahan
Harold Holt Louis Kahan

Harold Holt, Louis Kahan

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen and pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Harold 'Duke' Tritton, 1964 Adelaide Perry
Harold 'Duke' Tritton, 1964 Adelaide Perry
Harold 'Duke' Tritton, 1964 Adelaide Perry

Harold 'Duke' Tritton, 1964 Adelaide Perry

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

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Study for portrait of Harold 'Duke' Tritton, c. 1965 Adelaide Perry

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift Artarmon Galleries 2018

President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton

Where the wild things are

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Michael Desmond explores the complex portrait of Dr Bob Brown by Harold 'The Kangaroo' Thornton.

Portrait 28 June - August 2008

Magazine

This issue of Portrait Magazine features Harold Cazneaux, nineteenth-century carte de visites, Tim Winton, Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo, Evelyn Chapman and more.

The Honourable Bob Hawke savouring a strawberry milkshake, 2017 by Harold David

Harold David Takes out the People’s Choice Award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize 8 June 2018

Archived media releases 2018

The votes are in and the National Portrait Gallery is pleased to announce The Honourable Bob Hawke savouring a strawberry milkshake by Harold David is the people’s choice for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2018.

Interview with Douglas Frew Waterhouse video: 2 minutes

Douglas Frew Waterhouse 'A bug in the hand'

Portrait story

Australian entomologist and inventer of the Aerogard insect repellent, Douglas Frew Waterhouse describes the evolution of his career.

Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert
Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert
Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert

Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Simpson family in memory of Caroline Simpson OAM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait 34 December 2009 - February 2010

Magazine

This issue features Australian cricketers, surfing legend Isabel Letham, Christos Tsiolkas, Bob Brown's portrait by Harold 'The Kangaroo' Thornton, James Angus, virtual portraits and more.

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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.