Skip to main content

Ticketed entry is in place to safely manage your visit so please book ahead. Need to cancel or rejig? Email bookings@npg.gov.au

Menu

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.

Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp
Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp
Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp

Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp

Portrait, oil on galvanised iron

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard Wherrett 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of William Manning, c. 1821 Henry Bone
Portrait of William Manning, c. 1821 Henry Bone
Portrait of William Manning, c. 1821 Henry Bone

Portrait of William Manning, c. 1821 Henry Bone

Portrait, enamel on copper plate

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2017

Carol Jerrems, 1973 Henry Talbot
Carol Jerrems, 1973 Henry Talbot
Carol Jerrems, 1973 Henry Talbot

Carol Jerrems, 1973 Henry Talbot

Portrait, silver gelatin photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2015

Interview with Ron Tandberg video: 2 minutes

Political Cartooning

Portrait story

An interview with cartoonist Ron Tandberg about the tradition of caricature.

Interview with Andrew Sayers video: 2 minutes

Sir Henry Barkly

Portrait story

An interview with former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers, who describes the portrait of Sir Henry Barkly by Thomas Clark.

'The crimson thread of kinship' Henry Parkes, c. 1898 Nelson Illingworth
'The crimson thread of kinship' Henry Parkes, c. 1898 Nelson Illingworth
'The crimson thread of kinship' Henry Parkes, c. 1898 Nelson Illingworth

'The crimson thread of kinship' Henry Parkes, c. 1898 Nelson Illingworth

Portrait, painted terracotta

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2012

Henry Bolte, 1969 Les Tanner, Gus McLaren
Henry Bolte, 1969 Les Tanner, Gus McLaren
Henry Bolte, 1969 Les Tanner, Gus McLaren

Henry Bolte, 1969 Les Tanner, Gus McLaren

Portrait, glazed ceramic

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Henry Parkes, 1892 H. Walter Barnett
Henry Parkes, 1892 H. Walter Barnett
Henry Parkes, 1892 H. Walter Barnett

Henry Parkes, 1892 H. Walter Barnett

Portrait, platinum photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill
Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Sir Henry Barkly, c. 1863 Batchelder & O'Neill

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Portrait of Henry Hopkins, c. 1845 Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Portrait of Henry Hopkins, c. 1845 Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Portrait of Henry Hopkins, c. 1845 Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Portrait of Henry Hopkins, c. 1845 Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2013

Henry Chamberlain Russell and family at Sydney Observatory, c. 1895 Charles Bayliss
Henry Chamberlain Russell and family at Sydney Observatory, c. 1895 Charles Bayliss
Henry Chamberlain Russell and family at Sydney Observatory, c. 1895 Charles Bayliss

Henry Chamberlain Russell and family at Sydney Observatory, c. 1895 Charles Bayliss

Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Joanna Russell Maher (née Windeyer) 2018

Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark
Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark
Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark

Portrait of His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly, Governor of Victoria, c. 1864 Thomas Clark

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by The Ian Potter Foundation 2007

Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo
Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo
Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo

Richard Henry Horne, (mid 1860s) Batchelder & Co. Photo

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite

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

Men of the Day No.19 "A great Med'cine-Man among the inquiring Redskins" Thomas Henry Huxley (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1871 Carlo Pellegrini
Men of the Day No.19 "A great Med'cine-Man among the inquiring Redskins" Thomas Henry Huxley (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1871 Carlo Pellegrini
Men of the Day No.19 "A great Med'cine-Man among the inquiring Redskins" Thomas Henry Huxley (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1871 Carlo Pellegrini

Men of the Day No.19 "A great Med'cine-Man among the inquiring Redskins" Thomas Henry Huxley (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1871 Carlo Pellegrini

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Sir Henry Parkes, c. 1889 an unknown artist
Sir Henry Parkes, c. 1889 an unknown artist
Sir Henry Parkes, c. 1889 an unknown artist

Sir Henry Parkes, c. 1889 an unknown artist

Portrait, glass plate positive

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Adrian McGlusky 2013

Henry Parkes, 1900 Percy Spence
Henry Parkes, 1900 Percy Spence
Henry Parkes, 1900 Percy Spence

Henry Parkes, 1900 Percy Spence

Portrait, pencil and pastel over brown ink wash on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

We would like to thank our partners.
© National Portrait Gallery 2020
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

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.