Historical information

Bottom seated row, right side end, Alex and Alfred (Tommy) Smart.

Donated by May Smart, (c/o Pine Tree Village, 330 Springfield Road), student at Eltham State School 1915-1923, daughter of Alex Smart

Alexander Wilson Smart, father of Edward Alexander and Alfred Francis abandoned his family and moved to Perth in Western Australia where he was convicted of bigamy and murder and sentenced to death by hanging.

Photo used on the cover of "We did open a school in Little Eltham", Eltham Primary School (2006)

David Clark Head Teacher 1855-1888 and Assistant, Catherine Clark, his sister.

Note: Photo is a Class not Grade (examination level). Photo taken c. 1886. Edward Alexander Smart was May Smart's father and Alfred Francis Smart her Uncle - Tommy the Milkman

Physical description

Sepia photographic print mounted on card

Inscriptions & markings

Details on reverse re donor and Smart children identified