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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.

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux
Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux
Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
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

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.

Madame Melba, 1922 Harold Cazneaux
Madame Melba, 1922 Harold Cazneaux
Madame Melba, 1922 Harold Cazneaux

Madame Melba, 1922 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

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

William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain
William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain
William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain

William Hardy Wilson at Purulia, Warrawee, 1921 (printed by Max Dupain 1981) Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph 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

The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch), c. 1929 Harold Cazneaux
The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch), c. 1929 Harold Cazneaux
The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch), c. 1929 Harold Cazneaux

The sculptor (George Lambert and Arthur Murch), c. 1929 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Elizabeth Carter, c. 1920 Harold Cazneaux
Elizabeth Carter, c. 1920 Harold Cazneaux
Elizabeth Carter, c. 1920 Harold Cazneaux

Elizabeth Carter, c. 1920 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of FW Macpherson 2010

Ethel Turner, 1928 Harold Cazneaux

Moving in creative circles

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Harold Cazneaux's portraits of influential Sydneysiders included Margaret Preston and Ethel Turner, both important figures in the development of ideas about Australian identity and culture.

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.

John Gorton, 1970 Victor Greenhalgh
John Gorton, 1970 Victor Greenhalgh
John Gorton, 1970 Victor Greenhalgh

John Gorton, 1970 Victor Greenhalgh

Portrait, terracotta

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

John Gorton, 1997 Nathan Kelly
John Gorton, 1997 Nathan Kelly
John Gorton, 1997 Nathan Kelly

John Gorton, 1997 Nathan Kelly

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

John Gorton, 1970 (cast 1999) Victor Greenhalgh
John Gorton, 1970 (cast 1999) Victor Greenhalgh
John Gorton, 1970 (cast 1999) Victor Greenhalgh

John Gorton, 1970 (cast 1999) Victor Greenhalgh

Portrait, cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Cast 1999 from terracotta donated by Paul and Wendy Greenhalgh 1999

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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.