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Winner for 1955


Finalists for 1955

  • Mary Abbott - Mrs WJ Bentley
  • S Antonini - Self-portrait
  • Alan Baker - Man in the green hat
  • Alan Baker - Marjorie M Baker
  • Reshid Bey - Alan Lowe
  • Mary Brady - F. M. Osborne, Esq., M.P.
  • Charles Bush - Self-portrait at 35
  • Donald Cameron - Lt. Gen. Smart
  • Reg Campbell - The Hon. Sir John Mellis Napier, K.C.M.G., LL.B., Kt.St.J.
  • Reg Campbell - Capt. P. G. Claridge
  • Jack Carington Smith - W W V Briggs, Esq, MBE, MA, DipEd
  • Jack Carington Smith - Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Wallace Thornton
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Chips Rafferty
  • William Gilbert Collins - My Sister
  • A D Colquhoun - The Most Rev James Duhig, DD, CMG, LLD, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane
  • A D Colquhoun - The Right Hon Sir Owen Dixon, GCMG, QC
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - Miss Dorothy Ross, MSc, BA
  • Aileen R Dent - Sir Frederick Hay of Alderston, Bart.
  • Aileen R Dent - The Hon. R. K. Whately, M.A., M.L.A.
  • Charles Doutney - Yvonne
  • Dudley Drew - Lt. Gen. Sir Horace Robertson, K.B.E., D.S.O.
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Self-portrait with a shell
  • Bruce Fletcher - Brigadier G Langley, DSO, ED, BA
  • Herbert Flugelman - Eric Dunbar, Esq
  • Owen Garde - Mr. Arthur Jacoby
  • Owen Garde - Mr. John Dunphy
  • Stan Glinski - JG Watson, BA, MB, BS, BEc
  • John Barclay Godson - John Godson, Junr.
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Sir Eugene Goossens
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - E R Knox, Esq
  • Ronald Hardacre - Self-portrait
  • Newton Hedstrom - John Eldershaw, Esq
  • Ivor Hele - Senator The Hon A M McMullin
  • Ivor Hele - Robert Campbell (Winner: Archibald Prize 1955)
  • Sali Herman - Old woman
  • Robert Hofmann - Portrait of Frederick T Macartney
  • Tom Hubble - Professor McMahon
  • Graeme Inson - Sir Richard Boyer
  • Graeme Inson - Mrs. John Bovill
  • A Jakobson - Gwenda Saunders
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Dr Mervyn Archdall
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Grace Cardale
  • Vernon Jones - Wallace H. Smith, Esq.
  • Vincent Juradowitch - Dr. M. Elliott-Smith
  • Georgina Kalmar - Robert Boylan
  • J Noel Kilgour - Matron Shaw, O.B.E.
  • Garrett Kingsley - Mrs. C. T. Lorenz
  • Michael Kmit - Dancer, Giovanna Andree Navarre
  • Michael Kmit - Wallace Thornton
  • Valerie Lazarus - Matron E. M. Shaw, O.B.E.
  • Valerie Lazarus - Miss P. Mander-Jones
  • Lucy Lee - Sir Giles Chippindall, CBE
  • Alex D Lewis - The undertaker
  • Harry McDonald - Dudley Kelly
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Mrs LR Buxton
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Paul McLeish, Esq
  • Tempe Manning - Leonard Long
  • Fred Martin - Mrs. Phyllis Creevey
  • Charles Meere - Keren Longworth
  • Timothy Messack - Self-portrait
  • Max Middleton - The Rev Dr Alan Watson
  • Max Middleton - Dr John Cade
  • Leonard Victor Mitchell - Self-portrait
  • Jon Molvig - Paul Beadle
  • Graham Moore - Thomas Sewell
  • Graham Moore - Sister Vivian Bullwinkel, ARRC, AANS
  • Arthur J Murch - Mrs. H. Brentnall
  • Arthur J Murch - Neville Fortescue
  • Clif Peir - Madame Gertrud Bodenwieser
  • William Pidgeon - Miss Whiteley
  • John Thomas Rigby - Portrait of a Girl
  • Barbara Robertson - Bronte
  • William Salmon - CR Jury
  • Joshua Smith - Adolph Basser
  • Joshua Smith - Joshua Smith
  • C G Taylor - T J Santry
  • Graham A Thorley - Stirling Parker, Esq
  • Wallace Thornton - Michael Kmit
  • Dora Toovey - Lloyd Rees
  • Lyall Trindall - The artist's wife
  • Mary Troy - Dora McMahon, M.B., B.Sc.
  • Charles Wheeler - Edna Rasmussen
  • Clive Wilbow - Self-portrait
  • Clive Wilbow - Mrs. Iris Wilbow
  • Mavis Leslie Wilson - Sir William Angliss - at work
  • Alice de Burgh - Mr Thomas de Burgh, BE, MICE, LGE
  • Anthony la Spina - Alfred F Hill, OBE