An image of Barbara Tribe on the rocks at Ben Buckler, Bondi

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(Australia  – )

Barbara Tribe on the rocks at Ben Buckler, Bondi

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
circa 1932
Media
Photograph
Medium
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
Accession number
ARC277.6.3