The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

Search the Collection

734 people matching these criteria:

- place 'Australia'

Sir Robert Murray McCheyne Anderson

Sir Robert Murray McCheyne Anderson

1867-1940
Brigadier-General and businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Hubert Lawrence ('Larry') Anthony

1897-1957
Politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

George Appleton

1902-1993
Lord Archbishop of Perth, Australia
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Sir Stanley Seymour Argyle

Sir Stanley Seymour Argyle

1867-1940
Politician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Makinson Armour

Thomas Makinson Armour

1890-1963
Bishop of Wangaratta, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Henry Armstrong

Thomas Henry Armstrong

1857-1930
Bishop of Wangaratta, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Arthur, 1st Bt

Sir George Arthur, 1st Bt

1784-1854
Colonial official
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Thomas Stange Heiss) Oscar Asche

(Thomas Stange Heiss) Oscar Asche

1871-1936
Actor and theatre producer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Fortescue Leo Ash

Fortescue Leo Ash

1882-1956
Bishop of Rockhampton, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
John William Ashton

John William Ashton

1866-1964
Bishop of Grafton
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Alice (née Mort), Lady Atkinson-Willes

1856-1938
Wife of Sir George Lambart Atkinson-Willes; daughter of Thomas Sutcliffe Mort
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Gardiner Austin

John Gardiner Austin

1871-1956
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Beryl Bagley (née St John Hughes)

Beryl Bagley (née St John Hughes)

Wife of Kenneth Budd Bagley
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jennie Baines

Jennie Baines

1866-1951
Suffragette and social reformer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Donald Baker

Donald Baker

1882-1968
Archdeacon of Geelong, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

William Banks-Amery

1883-1951
Commonwealth civil servant
Sitter in 2 portraits
Saxe Bannister

Saxe Bannister

1790-1877
Pamphleteer and Attorney-General of New South Wales
Sitter in 4 portraits
Warren Bardsley

Warren Bardsley

1882-1954
Cricketer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Bardwell Clarke Studios

active 1920s
Photographers
Artist of 1 portrait
Frederic Barker

Frederic Barker

1808-1882
Bishop of Sydney
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jane Sophia Barker (née Harden)

Jane Sophia Barker (née Harden)

1807-1876
Wife of Frederic Barker
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Sir Henry Barkly

Sir Henry Barkly

1815-1898
Colonial governor, patron of the sciences and Conservative politician; MP for Leominister
Sitter in 4 portraits
Christopher George Barlow

Christopher George Barlow

1858-1915
Bishop of Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Harry Barron

1847-1921
Soldier and Governor of Tasmania, and later Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfred Barry

Alfred Barry

1826-1910
Anglican bishop of Sydney and educationist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Bartletto

active 1910s-1920s
Photographer
Artist of 2 portraits
Sir Edmund Barton

Sir Edmund Barton

1849-1920
First Prime Minister of Australia
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Henry Newman Barwell

Sir Henry Newman Barwell

1877-1959
Premier and Attorney-General of South Australia
Sitter in 3 portraits
Herbert Basedow

Herbert Basedow

1881-1933
Anthropologist and explorer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Batchelder & Co

Photographers
Artist of 1 portrait
Georgina (née Lennox), Countess Bathurst

Georgina (née Lennox), Countess Bathurst

1765-1841
Wife of 3rd Earl Bathurst; daughter of Lord George Henry Lennox
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Lilias Margaret Frances Bathurst (née Borthwick), Countess Bathurst

1871-1965
Daughter of 1st Baron Glenesk; wife of Seymour Henry Bathurst, 7th Earl Bathurst
Sitter in 5 portraits
Hon. (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst

Hon. (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst

1872-1947
Politician and army officer; son of 6th Earl Bathurst
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joan Bathurst (née Hartigan)

Joan Bathurst (née Hartigan)

1912-2000
Tennis player
Sitter in 2 portraits
Francis de Witt Batty

Francis de Witt Batty

1879-1961
Bishop of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Beacham

Arthur Beacham

1913-2012
Economist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Albert Beasley

John Albert Beasley

1895-1949
High Commissioner for Australia in London since 1946
Sitter in 6 portraits
William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp

William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp

1872-1938
Politician; Governor of New South Wales
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Frederick George Denham Bedford

Sir Frederick George Denham Bedford

1838-1913
Navy Admiral and Governor of Western Australia
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bertram Charles Bell

Bertram Charles Bell

1893-1941
Airman, grazier and farmer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Listen

Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

Explore the podcasts

Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

Listen to the playlist

Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

Watch, listen and read