Historical information

Child's christening ensemble worn by Philip ('Pip') Smith at his christening. Grandson of Stephen Robinson & Elizabeth Jane Hartnell of 'The Dene' & 'Overdale', Kilmore East. Three daughters - Elsie, Esme & Monica. Their daughter Monica Fleck Turner (1899-1990) m. Albert Smith (1890- 1951) in 1926. Phillip born 1928, d. 2006 at Seymour. Buried Fawkner Cemetery.


Clothing from early Kilmore families.

Physical description

Child's christening dress, coat & Bonnet, silk, embroidered. All in very good condition, despite yellowing.
TEX-51.1 Dress
TEX-51.2 Coat
TEX-51.3 Bonnet