Welcome to the website for our research project into comparative histories of Australasia and North America through biography and portraiture, 1750-1850. This project is generously funded by the ARC Linkage Projects Scheme and based in the National Portrait Gallery of Australia. It is supported by Macquarie University, the University of Sydney, and the Australian National University.

On this site, you’ll find information about our aims, people, partners, exhibitions, associated events, and publications.