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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

James Robert Millar Robertson, 1926 W.A. Bowring
James Robert Millar Robertson, 1926 W.A. Bowring
James Robert Millar Robertson, 1926 W.A. Bowring

James Robert Millar Robertson, 1926 W.A. Bowring

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the descendants of James Robert Millar Robertson 2011

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Bill Robertson, 2008 Paul Gosney

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Portrait of Ron Robertson-Swann, 1989 Lindsay Churchland
Portrait of Ron Robertson-Swann, 1989 Lindsay Churchland
Portrait of Ron Robertson-Swann, 1989 Lindsay Churchland

Portrait of Ron Robertson-Swann, 1989 Lindsay Churchland

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Anouk and Coby Sanchez 2019

Sir William Gaston Walkley, 1958 William Pidgeon
Sir William Gaston Walkley, 1958 William Pidgeon
Sir William Gaston Walkley, 1958 William Pidgeon

Sir William Gaston Walkley, 1958 William Pidgeon

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Caltex Australia Ltd 2008

Shorty Robertson, 2003 Francis Reiss
Shorty Robertson, 2003 Francis Reiss
Shorty Robertson, 2003 Francis Reiss

Shorty Robertson, 2003 Francis Reiss

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Study for Portrait of W S Robinson, 1952 William Dobell
Study for Portrait of W S Robinson, 1952 William Dobell
Study for Portrait of W S Robinson, 1952 William Dobell

Study for Portrait of W S Robinson, 1952 William Dobell

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2003

The Payne family, 1888-89 A. Flegeltaub
The Payne family, 1888-89 A. Flegeltaub
The Payne family, 1888-89 A. Flegeltaub

The Payne family, 1888-89 A. Flegeltaub

Portrait, albumen photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John McPhee 2018

Self Portrait #1, 1992 by William Yang

William Yang Australian Chinese

Previous exhibition, 2001

William Yang's art is about the telling of stories, his work is an intriguing mixture of philosophy, autobiography, social history and documentary imbued with a sense of the artist's own curiosity, humanity and humour

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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.