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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.

Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab

Vintage Cassab

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

The oil portrait of Sir Frank Packer KBE by Judy Cassab was gifted to the National Portrait Gallery in 2006.

Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

The highest honour

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2007

Bringing eminent scientist Frank Fenner and artist Jude Rae together for the National Portrait Gallery commission was like matchmaking.

Studio of the American & Australasian Photographic Co., Hill End, 1872

A rogue's calling card

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008

Joanna Gilmour explores the stories behind the ninteenth-century carte de visites of bushrangers Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry.

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Staying home True south #2

About Face article

Joanna Gilmour brings a mindful Douglas Mawson’s perspective to bear on the concept of isolation.

John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder
John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder
John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder

John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Enid Hawkins 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Governor General Sir John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder
Governor General Sir John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder
Governor General Sir John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder

Governor General Sir John Kerr, 1976 Frank Hinder

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen, watercolour, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of HOTA (Home of the Arts), Gold Coast 2019 with the encouragement of Patrick Corrigan AM

Whitlam & Snedden, 1974 Frank Hinder
Whitlam & Snedden, 1974 Frank Hinder
Whitlam & Snedden, 1974 Frank Hinder

Whitlam & Snedden, 1974 Frank Hinder

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Enid Hawkins 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry, 1864, 1863 Freeman Brothers, an unknown artist
Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry, 1864, 1863 Freeman Brothers, an unknown artist
Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry, 1864, 1863 Freeman Brothers, an unknown artist

Frank Gardiner and Fred Lowry, 1864, 1863 Freeman Brothers, an unknown artist

Portrait, two albumen silver photographs on laid on paper with handwritten text

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Neville and Jill Wran - as the Duke and Duchess of Sydney (with apologies to Piero della Francesca), 1983 Frank Hodgkinson
Neville and Jill Wran - as the Duke and Duchess of Sydney (with apologies to Piero della Francesca), 1983 Frank Hodgkinson
Neville and Jill Wran - as the Duke and Duchess of Sydney (with apologies to Piero della Francesca), 1983 Frank Hodgkinson

Neville and Jill Wran - as the Duke and Duchess of Sydney (with apologies to Piero della Francesca), 1983 Frank Hodgkinson

Portrait, oil on canvas (diptych)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Kate Hodgkinson
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945 Frank Hinder
Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945 Frank Hinder
Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945 Frank Hinder

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945 Frank Hinder

Portrait, pen and ink, brush and ink and pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Ross family in memory of Noel and Enid Eliot 2014

Self-portrait in black jumper, 2017 Graeme Drendel

Be frank

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2020

Close encounters are the genesis for Graeme Drendel’s enticing portraiture.

Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith
Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith
Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith

Frank Beaurepaire, n.d. John Frith

Portrait, cast printer's metal

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Frith family 2013

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

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra, c. 1945 Frank Hinder

The Hinders: doyens of Australian modernism

Passion

Progressive partnership

Portrait 25 September - November 2007

Magazine

This issue of Portrait Magazine features Kym Bonython, Florence Broadhurst, Frank Fenner, Henri Matisse, animated 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.