Australian Portraits

258 found in Australian

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    Title:
    Colonel Sir Maurice O'Connell
    Date:
    C1886
    Engraver:
    W.A.Hirschmann
    Image Size:
    123mm x 102mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA PAA 025 ()
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    1805
    ARTIST UNKNOWN
    Title:
    Miss Ann Bailey, (better known in the Court of Chancery by the name of Angel)....
    Date:
    C1805
    Artist:
    English school.
    Image Size:
    162mm x 104mm
    Technique:
    Original copper engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA CON 2 ()
    Description:
    Full title, "Miss Ann Bailey, (better known in the Court of Chancery by the name of Angel) as she appears daily in the said court in pursuit of her claim in the Great Angel Estates."
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    ALLEN
    1884
    Title:
    Sir G. Wigram Allen, K.C.M.G.
    Date:
    C1884
    Artist:
    Artist unknown Australian School.
    Image Size:
    160mm x 115mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA ISN 840116 016B ()
    Description:
    From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News, rare.
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    ALLEN
    1889
    Title:
    The Late Sir George Wigram Allen KB.
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Artist unknown, Australian school.
    Image Size:
    219mm x 165mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Lithograph with one tint
    Stock Number:
    AHONSW POR AA 001 (C124)
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    ANDREWS
    1889
    Title:
    Wm. Andrews, Esq. Smithfield, S.A.
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    230mm x 167mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    HOSA POR AA 001 (C127)
    Description:

    Lithographic portrait of William Andrews, Smithfield.

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    ANGAS
    1879
    Title:
    The Late Mr. George Fife Angas, South Australia.
    Date:
    C1879
    Artist:
    Artist unknown, Australian school.
    Image Size:
    165mm x 115mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA 1879 AS ()
    Description:
    Scarce portrait from From the Australian Sketcher 5th July, 1879.
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    ANGAS
    1879
    Title:
    The Late, Mr. George Fife Angas, South Australia.
    Date:
    C1879
    Artist:
    Artist unknown
    Image Size:
    165mm x 113mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA 1879 AS 0705 ()
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    ARTHUR
    1886
    Title:
    Governor Arthur
    Date:
    C1886
    Artist:
    William MacLeod
    Image Size:
    102mm x 100mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA PAA 2499 ()
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    AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS

    Title:
    Grey, Giles, Stuart, Forrest
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Artist unknown, Australian school.
    Image Size:
    220mm x 160mm
    Technique:
    Lithograph with one tint
    Stock Number:
    POR AA AHONSW 02 ()
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    AYERS

    Title:
    Sir Henry Ayers, KCMG Chief Secretary of South Australia.
    Date:
    C1876
    Artist:
    Artist unknown, Australian school.
    Image Size:
    175mm x 155mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA 1876 AS ()
    Description:
    One of the few portraits of Henry Ayers, from the Australian Sketcher 8th July, 1876.
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    AYERS
    1876
    Title:
    Sir Henry Ayers, K.C.M.G., Chief Secretary of South Australia.
    Date:
    C1876
    Artist:
    Artist unknown Australian school.
    Image Size:
    175mm x 155mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving
    Stock Number:
    POR AA 1876 AS ()
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    BANKS
    1860
    Title:
    Sir Joseph Banks Bart. K.B. P.R.S.
    Date:
    C1860
    Artist:
    Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)
    Image Size:
    205mm x 170mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ACNSW POR AA 101 BW (C124)
    Description:

    Decorative portrait of Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) shown as president of the Royal Society and wearing the insignia of the Order of the Bath.

    Banks was a naturalist and traveller and the inspiration behind many of the British voyages and discoveries of the late eighteenth century. He developed a love of botany while at Christ Church, Oxford and was elected to the Royal Society in 1766. In 1768-71, he travelled in the Endeavour on James Cook’s first voyage, having had the ship fitted out at his own expense. After returning to England, he became a great proponent for the establishment of a penal colony at Botany Bay, earning him the title of ‘Father of Australia’. His interest and support for Australia remained with him all his life.

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    BANKS
    1860
    Title:
    Sir Joseph Banks Bart. K.B. P.R.S.
    Date:
    C1860
    Artist:
    Sir Thomas Lawrence
    Image Size:
    205mm x 170mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ACNSW POR AA 101 (C124)
    Description:

    Decorative portrait of Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) president of the Royal Society and wearing the insignia of the Order of the Bath.

    Banks was a naturalist and traveller and the inspiration behind many of the British voyages and discoveries of the late eighteenth century. He developed a love of botany while at Christ Church, Oxford and was elected to the Royal Society in 1766. In 1768-71, he travelled in the Endeavour on James Cook’s first voyage, having had the ship fitted out at his own expense. After returning to England, he became a great proponent for the establishment of a penal colony at Botany Bay, earning him the title of ‘Father of Australia’. His interest and support for Australia remained with him all his life.

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    BANKS
    1886
    Title:
    Sir Joseph Banks
    Date:
    C1886
    Artist:
    William Macleod (1850-1929)
    Engraver:
    1929
    Image Size:
    150mm x 145mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Engraving hand coloured.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA PAA 050 (C125)
    Description:

    Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences. On Captain James Cook's first great voyage . Banks is credited with the introduction to Europe of eucalyptus, acacia, mimosa and the genus named after him, Banksia. Approximately 80 species of plants bear Banks's name.

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    BARRETT
    1889
    Title:
    S. Barrett, Esq., Mount Gambier, S.A.
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    230mm x 167mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    HOSA POR AA 002 (C127)
    Description:

    Lithographic portrait of S. Barrett, Mount Gambier.

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    BARRINGTON
    1803
    Title:
    George Barrington, Late Officer of the Peace, at Parramatta.
    Date:
    C1803
    Artist:
    Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822)
    Image Size:
    105mm x 85mm
    Condition:
    In good condition
    Technique:
    Stipple engraving
    Stock Number:
    BTHONSW POR AA (C124)
    Description:

    Portrait of the convict George Barrington (1755-1804).

    Barrington was a convicted Irish-born pickpocket and a London socialite, he was sentenced to transportation to Botany Bay. His escapades, arrests, and trials, were widely chronicled in the London press of his day. 

    Collections:
    National Library of Australia: Bib ID2146735

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    BARROW

    Title:
    The Late Hon. J.H. Barrow, of South Australia.
    Date:
    C1874
    Artist:
    Artist unknown, Australian school.
    Image Size:
    150mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA 1874 AS ()
    Description:
    From the Australian Sketcher 31st Oct 1874
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    BARRY
    1888
    Title:
    Sir Redmond Barry.
    Date:
    C1888
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    165mm x 120mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    COEM POR AA BARR (DRW05)
    Description:

    Lithograph portrait of Sir Redmond Barry (1813-1880). Barry was a colonial judge in Victoria, and the inaugural Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, serving from 1853 until his death in 1880. He famous for having sentenced Ned Kelly to death.

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    BARTON
    1886
    Title:
    Hon.Edmund Barton.Q.C,M.L.C.
    Date:
    C1886
    Artist:
    William Macleod, (1850-1929)
    Image Size:
    65mm x 50mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA PAA 158 (C123)
    Description:

    Portrait of Edmund Barton who was an early supporter of the federation of the Australian colonies, and after the retirement of Henry Parkes came to be seen as the leader of the federation movement in New South Wales.

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    BARTSCH
    1889
    Title:
    J.G.Bartsch Esq. W. Angaston. S. A.
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    230mm x 167mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    HOSA POR AA 005 (C127)
    Description:

    Lithographic portrait of J.G.Bartsch, W. Angaston.

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    BASSETT
    1889
    Title:
    William Bassett, Esq. Bassettown, Gawler Dist. S.A.
    Date:
    C1889
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    230mm x 167mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    HOSA POR AA 003 (C127)
    Description:

    Lithographic portrait of William Bassett, Bassettown.

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    BATHURST
    1810
    Title:
    Henry, Earl Bathurst.
    Date:
    C1810
    Artist:
    T.Phillips after & J.Wright
    Engraver:
    H.Meyer
    Image Size:
    375mm x 320mm
    Condition:
    Tear at bottom left margin, otherwise in good condition.
    Technique:
    Stipple engraving with roulette.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA TCWD 006 (C070)
    Description:

    Governor Macquarie proclaimed the named the future town of Bathurst in 1815, after the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst.

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    BELMORE
    1886
    Title:
    The Earl of Belmore
    Date:
    C1886
    Artist:
    William Macleod, (1850-1929)
    Image Size:
    650mm x 55mm
    Technique:
    Original engraving.
    Stock Number:
    POR AA PAA 129 ()
    Description:
    Earl of BELMORE 1835-1913, governor of New South Wales.
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    BENNELONG
    1798
    Title:
    Ben-nil-long.
    Date:
    C1798
    Artist:
    James Neagle (1760-1782)
    Image Size:
    100mm x 135mm
    Condition:
    In good condition
    Technique:
    Copper engraving.
    Stock Number:
    TECI ABO 455 UC (C004)
    Description:

    Early engraved portrait of Woollarawarre Bennelong (c.1764?) a senior man of the Eora people of the Port Jackson area who belonged to the Wangal clan of the south side of Parramatta River.

    Bennelong was brought to the settlement at Sydney Cove in November 1789 by order of Governor Phillip. He escaped after three months but later returned, keeping in contact with Phillip. In 1790, Bennelong asked Phillip to build him a hut on what became known as Bennelong Point, now the site of the Sydney Opera House.

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