Fellows of Senate

Portraits

Click the underlined links below to view the portraits in the University Art Collection of the Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors of the University of Sydney:


Acknowledgement:
David Bradbury, University Secretariat, for his outstanding work in the development of this page, in particular in obtaining permission to reproduce these images.


Edward William Terrick Hamilton — Chancellor:

Edward William Terrick Hamilton

Edward Hamilton (Chancellor (Provost) 1851-54), c.1860; unknown artist after George Richmond; conte pencil on paper; gift of the Hamilton Family 1850, University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney.

Sir Charles Nicholson — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

Sir Charles Nicholson

Sir Charles Nicholson (Vice-Chancellor (Vice-Provost) 1851-1853 & Chancellor (Provost) 1854-62); Artist H W Phillips, oil on canvas; Purchased by Subscribers 1850; (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney).

TThe Hon Francis Lewis Shaw Merewether — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

The Hon Francis Lewis Shaw Merewether

The Hon Francis Merewether, (Vice-Chancellor (Vice-Provost) 1854-62 & Chancellor 1862-65), 1878; Unknown artist; oil on canvas; Commissioned by public subscription; (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University.

Sir Edward Deas-Thomson KCMG CB — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

Sir Edward Deas-Thomson

Sir Edward Deas-Thomson KCMG CB (Vice-Chancellor 1863-65 & Chancellor 1865-78), 1865; Artist Alessandro Capalti (1820-68); oil on canvas; Donated by Public Subscription circa 1865; (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University.

The Rev Canon Robert Allwood — Vice-Chancellor:

The Rev Canon Robert Allwood

the Rev Canon Robert Allwood (Vice-Chancellor 1869-83), 1870; Artist Giulo Anivitti (1788-1864), oil on canvas; Given by subscribers (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney).

Sir William Montagu Manning KCMG — Chancellor:

Sir William Montagu Manning

Sir William Montagu Manning KCMG (Chancellor 1878-95), 1858; Artist Sir John Watson Gordon (1788-1864), oil on canvas; Donated by Public Subscription; (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney).

Sir William Charles Windeyer — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

Sir William Charles Windeyer

Sir William Charles Windeyer (Vice-Chancellor 1883-86 and Chancellor 1895-96); 1888-1897, Artist A J Forster, oil on canvas; Presented by Lady Windeyer (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney).

Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin

Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin (Vice-Chancellor 1887-89, 1895-96 and Chancellor 1896-1914); 1902, Artist Ronald Gray (1868-1951); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University (University Art Collection, reproduced with the permission of the University of Sydney).

His Honour Judge Alfred Paxton Backhouse — Vice-Chancellor:

His Honour Judge Alfred Paxton Backhouse

His Honour Judge Alfred Paxton Backhouse (Vice-Chancellor 1892-94, 1896-99 and 1911-1914), 36; Artist Sir John Longstaff (1862-1941); oil on canvas (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Mr David Longstaff Caldwell and the University of Sydney).

Sir Philip Sydney Jones — Vice-Chancellor:

Sir Philip Sydney Jones

Sir Philip Sydney Jones (Vice-Chancellor 1904-06), 1895; Artist Percy Spence (1868-1933); oil on canvas; Commissioned and presented by members of the Medical profession on the occasion of his knighthood 1905 (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of the University of Sydney).

The Hon Sir William Portus Cullen KCMG — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

The Hon Sir William Portus Cullen

the Hon Sir William Portus Cullen KCMG (Vice-Chancellor 1909-11 & Chancellor 1914-34); Artist Jerrold Nathan (1899-1979); oil on canvas (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Ms Felicity Brierley and the University of Sydney).

Cecil Purser — Vice-Chancellor:

Cecil Purser

This portrait – oil on canvas – of Cecil Purser (Vice-Chancellor 1917-18, 1923) by Jerrold Nathan (1899-1979) was presented to the University on 1 May 1941 by Dr Schlink, chairman of the board of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The cost was subscribed by friends and colleagues of Dr Purser. (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Ms Felicity Brierley and the University of Sydney).

Sir Mungo William MacCallum KCMG — Vice-Chancellor, Chancellor:

Sir Mungo William MacCallum

Sir Mungo William MacCallum KCSG (Vice-Chancellor 1924-28 & Chancellor 1934-36); 1911, Artist Sir John Longstaff ((1862-1941); oil on canvas; Gift of Mrs W P MacCallum, March 1966 (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Mr David Longstaff Caldwell and the University of Sydney).

Sir Robert Strachan Wallace — Vice-Chancellor:

Sir Robert Strachan Wallace

Sir Robert Strachan Wallace (Vice-Chancellor 1928-47); c 1948, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Sir Charles Blackburn KCMG OBE — Chancellor:

Sir Charles Blackburn

Sir Charles Bickerton Blackburn KCMG OBE (Chancellor 1941-64); 1964, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Emeritus Professor Sir Steven Henry Roberts CMG — Vice-Chancellor:

Emeritus Professor Sir Steven Henry Roberts

Emeritus Professor Sir Stephen Henry Roberts CMG (Vice-Chancellor 1947-67); 1967, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Sir Charles McDonald KCMG KSG — Chancellor:

Sir Charles McDonald

Sir Charles George McDonald KCMG KSG (Chancellor 1964-69); 1970, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Sir Hermann Black AC — Chancellor:

Sir Hermann Black

Sir Hermann David Black AC (Chancellor 1970-90); 1974, Artist Louis Kahan (1905-2002); oil on canvas;

Professor Sir Bruce Rodda Williams KBE — Vice-Chancellor:

Professor Sir Bruce Rodda Williams

Professor Sir Bruce Rodda Williams KBE (Vice-Chancellor and Principal 1967-81); 1972, Artist Judy Cassab (1920-); oil on canvas; Gift of Dame Leonie Kramer (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Judy Cassab and the University of Sydney).

Professor John Ward AO — Vice-Chancellor:

Professor John Ward

Professor John Manning Ward AO (Vice-Chancellor 1981-90); 1985, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the Vice-Chancellor and the Chancellor of the University of Sydney 1981 (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Sir James Rowland AC KBE DFC AFC KStJ — Chancellor:

Sir James Rowland

Air Marshal Sir James Anthony Rowland AC KBE DFC AFC KStJ (Chancellor 1990-91); 1992, Artist Sir William Dargie (1912-2003); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the Registrar of the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Roger Dargie and the University of Sydney).

Professor Donald McNicol — Vice-Chancellor:

Professor Donald McNicol

Professor Donald McNicol (Vice-Chancellor and Principal 1990-96); 1996, Artist Bryan Westwood (1930-2000); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of the Robin Gibson Gallery and the University of Sydney).

Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE — Chancellor:

Dame Leonie Kramer

Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Judith Kramer AC DBE (Chancellor 1991-2001); 1993, Artist Judy Cassab (1920-); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Judy Cassab and the University of Sydney).

Professor Gavin Brown AO — Vice-Chancellor:

Professor Gavin Brown

Professor Gavin Brown AO (Vice-Chancellor and Principal 1996-2008); 2004, Artist Judy Cassab (1920-); oil on canvas; Commissioned by the University of Sydney (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Judy Cassab and the University of Sydney).

The Hon Justice Kim Santow AO — Chancellor:

The Hon Justice Kim Santow AO

The Hon Justice Kim Santow AO (Chancellor 2001-07); 2006, Artist Lewis Miller (1959-); Oil painting, oil on canvas 1220x910mm; Commissioned by the University of Sydney 2006, (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Lewis Miller and the University of Sydney).

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO — Chancellor:

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO (Chancellor 2007-12); the portrait by artist Jiawei Shen and commissioned by the University of Sydney was unveiled at Professor Bashir's farewell reception on 11 December 2012, photo Ted Sealey, copyright University of Sydney.