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Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

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Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

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MLMSS 10547

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n5lXQZ79

Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

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Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

Full title

Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

Author / Creator

Date

26 January 1986-30 August 1986

Call Numbers

MLMSS 10547

Record Identifier

n5lXQZ79

Language

English

Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

4 letters handwritten in ink from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James, Director of Prouds Art Gallery in Sydney. The first letter discusses James' recent resignation from Prouds and potential problems this may cause, plus various art matters; the second discusses a possible meeting in Asia plus various matters of art and gallery interest; the third h...

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Letters from Barbara Tribe sent to Keith James

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, July 2020

Administrative / Biographical history

Keith James was the director of Prouds Art Gallery from 1965-1986, located in a department store at the corner of King and Pitt Street, Sydney.

Barbara Tribe was a Sydney born painter and sculptor. She was the first woman and first sculptor to win the New South Wales Travelling Art Scholarship. Throughout the war she remained in England then moved to Cornwall, where she taught at the Penzance School of Arts, until her retirement in 1988. During her time in Cornwall, she was commissioned by Australia House in London to create seven busts of Royal Australian Air Force servicemen.

References:
"Squadron Leader R. H. Gibbes." Art Gallery of NSW. Accessed 31 May 2021. https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/219.2015/
"Vale Keith James." Australian and New Zealand Art Sales Digest. Accessed 21 May 2021. https://www.aasd.com.au/index.cfm/news/827-vale-keith-james/
"Barbara Tribe 1913-2000." National Portrait Gallery. Accessed 21 May 2021.