Stories Organisations Projects About Login

Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
A self-folding letter (0834.a) written in blue ink on buff coloured paper headed Calcutta and dated 14/01/50. The outer right-hand side of the letter is blue and addressed to Allen Quinn Esq. 10 Blanche Street, Elsternwick, Melbourne.
Size
Letter: H 19 cm x W 27 cm
Object Registration
0834
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, quinn, 1950, calcutta, vera south
Historical information
Vera writes ..'I am enjoying my stay in Calcutta but I am sorry I am unable to see more of India. Conditions are unsettled and it isn't very safe travelling around and most uncomfortable.'
When Made
14/01/1950
Made By
Vera South (Maker)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
Letter commences 'My Dear Allen, How pleased I am to hear from your Father that you will be in Melbourne on Jan. 20th.....' and concludes '..My love to your Mother. From Vera'
Last updated
27 Mar 2019 at 2:18PM