Informal portrait of the Van Gelder family after they were interned in a camp on Indonesia. Left ...

Accession Number P04882.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made Singapore
Date made 1947
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Informal portrait of the Van Gelder family after they were interned in a camp on Indonesia. Left to right: Carla, Hans, Rosaline, Max and Herman. The family was interned firstly by the Japanese at a military prisoner of war (POW) camp in Burma and later by the Indonesians. They were separated from their father, Herman, who was sent to a men's camp. The family were reunited with the help of the Red Cross.

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