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Trade delivers people #2
1989-1993

Medium
cotton petit point, porcelain buttons, string, cotton lace, copper sheet, copper hanging devices, satin mount, wood frames, four pre-dynastic Egyptian earthenware pots from the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria
Measurements
82.2 × 690.0 × 21.0 cm (installation)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: 'Double self / portrait'
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse l.r.: Narelle Jubelin / 1993.
(b) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.c.: 'Rendition of page 151 bookplate from / "Rebels and Precursors" 1981 Richard Haese.'
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: Narelle Jubelin / 1993.
(c) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse l.r.: Narelle Jubelin / 1993.
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse u.c.: "Rendition Tiwi Cloth from the / collection of Diana Wood Conway.'
(d) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse l.r.: Narelle Jubelin / 1993.
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: 'Rendition contents plate of the annual bulletin of the National Gallery of Victoria 1967-68' / (note cover illustration was / 'Coming South' by Tom Roberts)'
Accession Number
A10.a-d-1993
Department
Australian Sculpture
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1993
© Narelle Jubelin
Gallery location
Gallery 12
Level 2, NGV Australia
Description
NOTE: This work also includes 4 objects from the NGV Antiquities Collection as follows: D169-1982; 768-D2; D229-1982; D196-1982. See Related Objects. This following list describes the twelve parts that comprise the work Trade delivers people: second version 1989-1993 by Narelle Jubelin. Eight of the twelve parts are works made by the artist incorporating hand crafted textiles and found objects. The remaining four parts are objects from NGV’s collection of Antiquities. This is an edited version of a list created by the artist to accompany the work. It was made with the assistance of Jane Devery, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art and Amanda Dunsmore, Curator of Decorative Arts and Antiquities in 2008. See List below: Left to right 1 Silhouette Double Self Portrait, cotton petit point, produced Sydney 1992. Tramp Art frame purchased Sydney 1992, A10.a-1993 2 EGYPT, Diospolis Parva, cemetery B, grave 388, Jar Predynastic Period, Naqada II, c.3500-3200 BC Nile silt clay Presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899, D169-1982 3 Rendition Sidney Nolan, “Boy and the moon” c. 1939-40 Collection of the National Gallery of Australia, cotton petit point, produced Sydney 1992. Tramp Art frame purchased New York 1990, A10.b-1993 4 Assembled Venetian Burano Lace Gondola with Sewn Ground, Lace purchased Venice 1990, petit point produced Sydney 1990. Tramp Art Frame purchased Sydney 1989, A4.b-1991 5 EGYPT, Diospolis Parva, cemetery B, grave 17, Jar Predynastic Period, Naqada I-II, c.4000-3200 BC Nile silt clay Presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899, 768-D2 6 Rendition Tiwi Cloth, Bathurst Island Mission hemmed linen 1974, cotton petit point produced Sydney 1992. Tramp Art frame purchased Sydney 1991, A10.c-1993 7 Assembled New Guinea Bride Price Armlette Composed of German Porcelain Buttons with Sewn Ground, Armlette purchased Sydney 1990, petit point produced Sydney 1990. Tramp Art Frame purchased New York 1990, A4.a-1991 8 EGYPT, Diospolis Parva Jar Predynastic Period, Naqada I-II, c. 4000-3200 BC Nile silt clay Presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899, D229-1982 9 Rendition frontispiece of ‘The Art Bulletin’ published by the National Gallery of Victoria 1967-8, cotton petit point produced Sydney 1992. Tramp Art Frame purchased New York 1990, A10.d-1993 10 Rendition of Tortoiseshell Water-line Half Model of ‘USN Olympia’ c 1895, included in Christie’s Maritime Sale of September 1988, cotton petit point produced Sydney 1989. Tramp Art frame purchased Melbourne 1988, A4.c-1991 11 EGYPT, possibly Diospolis Parva, Jar Predynastic Period, Naqada III, c.3200-3000 BC marl clay Presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899, D196-1982 12 Rendition of ‘Bark Venus’ of Hobart Town; engraved South American Turtle Shell, c 1830-35, Purchased by the Australian National Gallery 1988, cotton petit point produced Sydney 1989. Tramp Art frame purchased Mildura 1988, A4.e-1991

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