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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.

William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman', c. 1869 John Davis
William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman', c. 1869 John Davis
William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman', c. 1869 John Davis

William Francis King, 'The Flying Pieman', c. 1869 John Davis

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

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

Frank Iredale (Francis Adams Iredale, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Frank Iredale (Francis Adams Iredale, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Frank Iredale (Francis Adams Iredale, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe

Frank Iredale (Francis Adams Iredale, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team), 1896 H Parker Rolfe

Portrait, albumen photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

A Commissioner of Customs "Faithful to Francis" [The Hon. Edward Cohen M.L.A.] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Commissioner of Customs "Faithful to Francis" [The Hon. Edward Cohen M.L.A.] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Commissioner of Customs "Faithful to Francis" [The Hon. Edward Cohen M.L.A.] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

A Commissioner of Customs "Faithful to Francis" [The Hon. Edward Cohen M.L.A.] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

MacKenzie family silhouette, 1846 Samuel Metford

Pictorial profiles of hearth and home

Nearest & Dearest

Keep it in the family

Portrait 37 September - November 2010

Magazine

This issue features Jenny Sages, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, Brook Andrew's portrait of Marcia Langton, Nicholas Harding, Lola Montez, Mick Molloy and more.

Angus Trumble National Portrait Gallery Director

National Portrait Gallery Director announced 20 December 2013

Archived media releases 2013

The National Portrait Gallery welcomes Angus Trumble

Roi de Mestre (Roy de Maistre), c. 1930 Jean Shepeard
Roi de Mestre (Roy de Maistre), c. 1930 Jean Shepeard
Roi de Mestre (Roy de Maistre), c. 1930 Jean Shepeard

Roi de Mestre (Roy de Maistre), c. 1930 Jean Shepeard

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts

2013-14 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

This 1910 portrait of Elizabeth Sarah (Lillie) Roberts by Tom Roberts was brought into the Gallery's collection with the assistance of the Acquisition Fund in 2013.

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

2012-13 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

The Circle of Friends Acquisition Fund for 2012 was dedicated to purchasing a portrait of David Malouf by Rick Amor.

Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2005

Accomplished illustrator, painter, writer and diarist, set designer and one of the most distinguished photographers of the twentieth century, Cecil Beaton is renowned for his portraits of well known faces from the worlds of fashion, literature, and film.

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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.