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Title

Barbara Tribe on the rocks at Ben Buckler, Bondi

circa 1932


Artist

Unknown

Australia


About

In this photograph Barbara Tribe, aged around 19, balances precariously on rocks at Ben Buckler, Bondi Beach. Tribe was an avid beachgoer, and learnt to swim at an early age. Early works such as 'Lifesaver' 1930 and 'The spirit of the sea' 1933, now in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, reflect her experience of the ocean.


Details


Place where the work was made

Bondi Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

circa 1932


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

24.6 x 19.3 cm image; 25.8 x 20.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of John Schaeffer and the Barbara Tribe Foundation 2009


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC277.6.3


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

730


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Patricia McDonald, Barbara Tribe: sculptor, North Ryde, 2000, 15. illustrated