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The National Gallery of Australia is one of the world's most recently established national galleries. It opened to the public in 1982, after little more than a decade of collecting. The Gallery now holds the nation's largest and most valuable collection of art.

National Gallery of Australia | Collection Video Tour | Nineteenth-century Australian art National Gallery of Australia

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The National Gallery of Australia is one of the world's most recently established national galleries. It opened to the public in 1982, after little more than a decade of collecting. The Gallery now holds the nation's largest and most valuable collection of art.

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    Arthur Merric Boyd, Gathering seaweed before the storm, Sandringham beach 1900

    Arthur Merric Boyd, Gathering seaweed before the storm, Sandringham beach 1900

    Arthur Merric Boyd (Aotearoa New Zealand 1862 – Australia 1940), Gathering seaweed before the storm, Sandringham beach 1900. Watercolour and pencil on paper, 25.3 x 40.6 cm (image), 25.3 x 40.6 cm (sheet). Purchased 2006.

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    Emma Minnie Boyd, The quail shooter 1884

    Emma Minnie Boyd, The quail shooter 1884

    Emma Minnie Boyd (Australia 1858–1936), The quail shooter 1884. Watercolour on paper, 17.3 x 25.6 cm (image), 17.3 x 25.6 cm (sheet). Purchased 2006.

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    Charles Conder, Hot wind 1889

    Charles Conder, Hot wind 1889

    Charles Conder (Great Britain 1868–1909, Australia 1884–90), Hot wind 1889. Oil on board, 29.4 x 75.0 cm. Acquired with the assistance of the Sarah and Baillieu Myer Family Foundation 2006.

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    Charles Conder, Bronte Beach 1888

    Charles Conder, Bronte Beach 1888

    Charles Conder (Great Britain 1868–1909), Bronte Beach 1888, Oil on paper on cardboard, 22.6 x 33.0 cm. Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1982.

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    Arthur Streeton, Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889

    Arthur Streeton, Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889

    Arthur Streeton (Australia 1867–1943), Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889. Oil on canvas, 81.3 x 152.6 cm. Purchased 1995.

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    Arthur Streeton, The selector’s hut (Whelan on the log) 1890

    Arthur Streeton, The selector’s hut (Whelan on the log) 1890

    Arthur Streeton (Australia 1867–1943), The selector’s hut (Whelan on the log) 1890. Oil on canvas, 76.7 x 51.2 cm. Purchased 1961.

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