Photograph [Thomas & Clara Quilter]; unknown photographer; 1940; MT2015.20.75
Photograph [Thomas & Clara Quilter]About this object
A black and white photograph of Thomas and Clara Quilter sitting on the back of an army truck soon after they eloped, and just before Thomas embarked for England to serve in World War Two. This would have been one of the last times that they saw each other because Thomas died during the war.
Here is a link to Thomas' life story and the wife and child he left behind.
h 85 mm x w 60
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperNamed Collection
Thomas and Clara Quilter collectionCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object number