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Don Bradman

The creation of 'Our Don'

A portrait story that explores the life and times of legendary Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman.

Sir Donald Bradman portrait story
Video: 2 minutes
Video transcript

1 . Sir Donald Bradman 1990 All Bill Leak. © Estate of Bill Leak.

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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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