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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.

Cullabaa, native of Lake George, Five Islands tribe, 1836 William Fernyhough
Cullabaa, native of Lake George, Five Islands tribe, 1836 William Fernyhough
Cullabaa, native of Lake George, Five Islands tribe, 1836 William Fernyhough

Cullabaa, native of Lake George, Five Islands tribe, 1836 William Fernyhough

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Robert Edwards AO 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

William Walford, c. 1873 an unknown artist
William Walford, c. 1873 an unknown artist
William Walford, c. 1873 an unknown artist

William Walford, c. 1873 an unknown artist

Portrait, pastel on photographic image on paper on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Leslie Walford AM 2013

William Robertson junior, c. 1857 Conway Hart
William Robertson junior, c. 1857 Conway Hart
William Robertson junior, c. 1857 Conway Hart

William Robertson junior, c. 1857 Conway Hart

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

William Robertson jnr, c. 1852 Thomas Bock
William Robertson jnr, c. 1852 Thomas Bock
William Robertson jnr, c. 1852 Thomas Bock

William Robertson jnr, c. 1852 Thomas Bock

Portrait, daguerreotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

William Barak at work on a drawing at Coranderrk, 1902 Johannes Heyer
William Barak at work on a drawing at Coranderrk, 1902 Johannes Heyer
William Barak at work on a drawing at Coranderrk, 1902 Johannes Heyer

William Barak at work on a drawing at Coranderrk, 1902 Johannes Heyer

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with the assistance of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society 2000

William Charles Wentworth, 1854 Thomas Woolner
William Charles Wentworth, 1854 Thomas Woolner
William Charles Wentworth, 1854 Thomas Woolner

William Charles Wentworth, 1854 Thomas Woolner

Portrait, cast bronze relief medallion

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

William Robertson, c. 1852 Thomas Bock
William Robertson, c. 1852 Thomas Bock
William Robertson, c. 1852 Thomas Bock

William Robertson, c. 1852 Thomas Bock

Portrait, daguerreotype, hand-coloured

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Fiona Turner (née Robertson) and John Robertson 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios
Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios
Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios

Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia, 1881 Solomon Studios

Portrait, albumen silver photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett
In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett
In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett

In memory of the Rev William Hill, 1869 Charles Wherrett

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

William Saurin Lyster, (mid to late 1860s) Davies & Co
William Saurin Lyster, (mid to late 1860s) Davies & Co
William Saurin Lyster, (mid to late 1860s) Davies & Co

William Saurin Lyster, (mid to late 1860s) Davies & Co

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

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

William Beach, 1888 an unknown artist
William Beach, 1888 an unknown artist
William Beach, 1888 an unknown artist

William Beach, 1888 an unknown artist

Portrait, tinted lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

William Dakin, c. 1943 Gervaise Purcell
William Dakin, c. 1943 Gervaise Purcell
William Dakin, c. 1943 Gervaise Purcell

William Dakin, c. 1943 Gervaise Purcell

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Leigh Purcell 2012

William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore
William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore
William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore

William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Sir William Deane 2008 Merilyn Fairskye
Sir William Deane 2008 Merilyn Fairskye
Sir William Deane 2008 Merilyn Fairskye

Sir William Deane 2008, 2008 Merilyn Fairskye

Portrait, Blu-Ray digital video, colour, sound, duration 2 minutes, 47 seconds

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

William Bligh, c. 1776 John Webber
William Bligh, c. 1776 John Webber
William Bligh, c. 1776 John Webber

William Bligh, c. 1776 John Webber

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2015

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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.