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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 James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring
Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring
Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax, 1929 W.A. Bowring

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Hell's mouth, 2019 Cam Neville

Facing the inferno

About Face article

Tara James speaks to Cam Neville about his portrait series, Firefighters.

Sir James Reading Fairfax, 1898 Tom Roberts
Sir James Reading Fairfax, 1898 Tom Roberts
Sir James Reading Fairfax, 1898 Tom Roberts

Sir James Reading Fairfax, 1898 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

James Oswald Fairfax, c. 1991 Bryan Westwood
James Oswald Fairfax, c. 1991 Bryan Westwood
James Oswald Fairfax, c. 1991 Bryan Westwood

James Oswald Fairfax, c. 1991 Bryan Westwood

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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

James Morrison with flugelhorn, 1994 Kerrie Lester
James Morrison with flugelhorn, 1994 Kerrie Lester
James Morrison with flugelhorn, 1994 Kerrie Lester

James Morrison with flugelhorn, 1994 Kerrie Lester

Portrait, oil and hand-stitching on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999
Courtesy of the Corrigan family and Stuart Purves

James Mollison, c. 1973 (printed 2004) Wesley Stacey
James Mollison, c. 1973 (printed 2004) Wesley Stacey
James Mollison, c. 1973 (printed 2004) Wesley Stacey

James Mollison, c. 1973 (printed 2004) Wesley Stacey

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of James Mollison AO 2004

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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.