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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

'Weaving the Dame'

An interview with Victorian Tapestry Workshop artists Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett.

Interview with Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett
Video: 2 minutes

The National Portrait Gallery would like to thank Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett for their kind assistance with this project. Photographs courtesy of Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett.

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Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, 2000 Victorian Tapestry Workshop.

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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

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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.