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Title
 
Kailas's Trunk
1960
Description
 
A cabin trunk used by Mr Kailas Gunaratnam of South Norwood on the liner SS Orion when he travelled to Britain from Ceylon in 1960. Mr Kailas Gunaratnam of South Norwood travelled to Britain from Ceylon in 1960 on the liner SS Orion. Mr Gunaratnam had completed an engineering apprenticeship in Colombo. He wanted to become an aeronautical engineer, but training was not available in Ceylon. Instead, he applied for and was offered a scholarship from the Society of British Air.
Object Name
 
trunk
Date
 
1960
Material
 
metal
Measurements
 
whole: 250 x 630 x 370 mm
Associated Object Number
 
M/2004/108
Theme
 
National & International | Demography & People Movement
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 5 | Kiosk 5
Type
 
Museum Objects
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service