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First ladies : significant Australian women 1913-2013
Bib ID 6250607
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
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Description Canberra, ACT : National Portrait Gallery, 2013 
28 unnumbered pages : colour portraits ; 25 cm 
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Summary

"First ladies: significant Australian women 1913-2013 takes a sample from the National Portrait Gallery's collection to profile 26 sitters whose portraits point to the depth and diversity of the achievement of Australian women over the past 100 years."--Page [1].

Biography/History

Portraits exhibited: 1900: Rose Scott, Vida Goldstien; 1920: Jessie Street, Gladys Moncreiff; 1930: Maude Rose 'Lores' Bonney, Nora Heysen; 1940: Dame Jean Macnamara, Margaret Anderson; 1950: Dame Nancy Buttfield, June Dally-Watkins; 1960: Marjorie Jackson, Margaret Court; 1970: Majorie Cotton, Evonne Goolagong. Nancy Bird Walton, Ita Buttrose; 1980: Marcia Langton, Jill Ker Conway; 1990: Cathy Freeman, Dame Roma Mitchell; 2000: Imelda Roche, Quentin Bryce, Nicole Kidman, Elizabeth Blackburn; 2010: Julia Gillard, Gail Kelly.

Notes

Cover title.

Related website: http://www.portrait.gov.au/site/exhibition_subsite_firstladies.php

Supported by the Centenary of Canberra, an initiative of the ACT Government.

Subjects National Portrait Gallery (Australia) -- Exhibitions.  |  Women -- Australia -- History -- Exhibitions.  |  Portraits -- Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra -- Exhibitions.  |  Art - Subjects - Portraits.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Australia -- Biography -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors National Portrait Gallery (Australia)
Exhibited Exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery 1 February - 16 June 2013. 

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