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John Brack Barry Humphries in the character of Mrs Everage, Archibald Prize 1969 finalist

The Gallery has created an historical database of the entrants and winners of the following prizes:

  • Archibald Prize
  • Wynne Prize
  • Sir John Sulman Prize
  • Dobell Prize for Drawing
  • Australian Photographic Portrait Prize

It contains references to every exhibited work for each of these competitions.

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