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Quinn Letter - Letter

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Three page letter written on two sheets of buff coloured lined paper (0832.a1-0832.a2) headed 5 Pollington Street, St Kilda and dated 31/11/49.
Matching envelope (0832.b).
Size
Letter: H 25 cm x W 20 cm; Envelope: H 9 cm x 14.5 cm
Object Registration
0832
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, quinn, 1949, lilydale high school, lilydale high school alumni
Historical information
Mrs Quinn writes of receiving a photo album, some books and an ashtray Allan has sent. She tells him how proud she is of her son.
When Made
31/11/1949
Made By
Mrs Quinn (Allan's mother) (Maker)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
Letter commences 'Allan Dear' and concludes '...Fondest love from your Mum...'. The envelope has been re-addressed from C/- Scandinavian Shipping Office, San Francisco to M/S Mongabarra, San Francisco. Post-mark on the front is Melbourne and the Australian stamp is one shilling and sixpence. There is a San Francisco postmark on the back of the envelope and also a promotional stamp 'Save the East. Buy U.S. Bonds in payroll savings.'
Last updated
27 Mar 2019 at 11:59AM