Dog box baby capsule

Collection Highlights | Updated 7 years ago

A piece of luggage, well-used and somewhat battered
Dog box baby capsule, donated by Mrs Bankoff in 1994
Photo from WA Museum

This Dogbox has been modified to be used for protection of a baby for a transatlantic crossing during the war. This dogbox was purchased in 1940 from New York.
Related article was published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Women’s Supplement, 25 March 1941.

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