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Geoffrey Roland Robertson

Geoffrey Roland Robertson

1946-
Barrister, broadcaster and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

1811-1892
Liberal politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 34 portraits
Alice Springs (June Newton)

Alice Springs (June Newton)

1923-
Photographer and actress
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 6 portraits
Joan Sutherland

Joan Sutherland

1926-2010
Soprano
Sitter in 7 portraits
Philip John Sutton

Philip John Sutton

1928-
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits
Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell

1952-
Political and gay rights activist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Pamela Lyndon Travers

Pamela Lyndon Travers

1899-1996
Children's writer, poet and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

1851-1920
Novelist, philanthropist and political lobbyist; wife of (Thomas) Humphry Ward
Sitter in 32 portraits
Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

1939-1992
Painter
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
John Williams

John Williams

1941-
Classical guitarist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Googie Withers

Googie Withers

1917-2011
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Woolner

Thomas Woolner

1825-1892
Sculptor and poet
Sitter in 28 portraits | Artist associated with 24 portraits
Paula Yates

Paula Yates

1959-2000
Television presenter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Fiona Adams

Fiona Adams

1935-2020
Photographer
Sitter associated with 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
D'Arcy Wentworth Addison

D'Arcy Wentworth Addison

1872-1955
Tasmanian civil servant
Sitter in 1 portrait
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Sue Adler

1941-
Photographer
Artist of 8 portraits
Daphne Akhurst (Mrs R. Cozens)

Daphne Akhurst (Mrs R. Cozens)

1903-1933
Lawn tennis player
Sitter in 1 portrait
Christopher Gibson Allanby

Christopher Gibson Allanby

1836-1917
Archdeacon
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Hall Allies

Edward Hall Allies

1841-1899
Engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Murray McCheyne Anderson

Sir Robert Murray McCheyne Anderson

1867-1940
Brigadier-General and businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait

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