About this object
A photograph of a boy identified as Tommy taken at St Hilda's Children's Home, Otane, between 1919 and 1920. The boy is standing in front of the white picket fence that surrounds the grounds of the villa used as the children's home.
The photograph is in an album containing images of the children who were living at the Anglican orphanage from 1919 to 1920.
The photograph is attributed to Miss Edith Waller who was Matron of St Hilda's at the time.
Black and white photograph mounted on black paper pages in an album of green linen with gold embossed printing on the front.
Height x Width: 44 x 65mm
Tommy, Inscription, Handwritten
St Hilda's Children's Home
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Out of copyright
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi,16429
gifted by Marsha Donaldson
m93/21, Album 41, 16429, 82463