Tarlton, John (photographic)
John Tarlton (1914-1980) grew up in Fairstead, Essex.
During the Second World War he worked in a photographic unit of the RAF. After the war he worked as a professional photographer, documenting various aspects of the countryside including fishing, shooting, hunting, rural crafts and the landscape. His photographs regularly appeared in leading countryside magazines such as Shooting Times, The Field and Country Life.
The collection contains financial records, correspondence files, scrapbooks and folders of published work, negatives and transparancies, photographs and personal material which includes family holiday photographs.
- A full description is available on our online database
- Visit the online exhibition of a selction of his work
- Reference number P TAR
Library books relating to John Tarlton
- John Tarlton’s Essex : a county and its people in pictures 1940-1960, John Tarlton, MERL LIBRARY OVERSIZE–9233-TAR
- Heaven upon earth: The Countryside remembered, Tom Quinn, photographs by John Tarlton, MERL LIBRARY–9210-QUI
- Guns this way, H.W. Pearson-Rogers, illustrated with photographs by John Tarlton, A. Harvey and R. Meek, MERL LIBRARY–9040-PEA