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Bee Miles

'Eccentricity'

An exploration of Bee Miles' defining characteristic.

Bee Miles portrait story
Video: 2 minutes

The National Portrait Gallery would like to thank all the participants for their assistance with this project.

Video transcript

1 . Bee Miles 1976 All Roderick Shaw. © Estate of Rod Shaw.

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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.

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