Portrait of Peter Nicholson

David Moore1995

National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
Canberra, Australia

Peter Nicholson (b. 1950), poet and author, grew up in Sydney. He published his first volume of poetry and narrative, A Temporary Grace, in 1991. Several more collections of poetry and prose followed, including Such Sweet Thunder and A Dwelling Place (1997). Between 2005 and 2008 he wrote a column about poetry and culture for the blog 3 Quarks Daily, and in 2011 published the novella Hammerhead. His New & Selected Poems was published in 2012.


  • Title: Portrait of Peter Nicholson
  • Creator: David Moore
  • Date Created: 1995
  • Physical Dimensions: sheet: 17.8 x 25.3 cm, image: 15.1 x 22.7 cm
  • Provenance: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
  • Rights: https://www.portrait.gov.au/form-image-request.php
  • External Link: https://www.portrait.gov.au/portraits/2003.165
  • Medium: gelatin silver photograph

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