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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.

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Albert Namatjira

'You must not lose it'

The art and landscape of Albert Namatjira.

Albert Namatjira portrait story
Video: 2 minutes

Quote from Julian Namatjira taken from Namatjira: Wanderer between two worlds; Joyce D. Batty. Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1963

Albert Namatjira, 1958 by William Dargie.

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Albert Namatjira

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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.