Portrait of Kathleen Beckett in a clam shell, when one day old, 27 May 1892. Kathleen Beckett was born on 26 May 1872 at her home in Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria. Her father Thomas Beckett was the doctor presiding at the birth, and he took the photo the following day.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.

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One day old Kathleen Beckett cradled in a large clam shell.

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