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Miniature photograph of Lily Knapton

c 1909

Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

This miniature photograph depicts British child migrant Lily Knapton, who was eight years old when she migrated to Australia with her mother on SS RUNIC in 1909.

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Details

  • Title: Miniature photograph of Lily Knapton
  • Date: c 1909
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Type: Photograph
  • Significance: The photograph is part of a collection of personal possessions brought to Australia by British child migrant Lily Knapton in 1909. It provides a rare insight into the nature of childhood and children's journeys from Britain in the early 1900s.
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Medium: Silver gelatin print
  • Dimensions: 21 x 15 mm, 2 mm
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection Gift from Gary McPherson

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