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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
A one and a half page letter (0835.a) written in pencil on one page of pale cream unlined paper dated 28/03/50 and headed New York. The airmail envelope (0835.b) addressed in green ink to Randwick, New South Wales, Australia has been re-addressed in black ink to M S Mongabarra, C/-Transatlantic Shipping Company, Gothenburg, Sweden Envelope is edged with alternating red and blue stripes. There is a large tear in the upper right-hand corner where the United States of America stamp would have been. The post mark is New York, N.Y.
The upper left hand corner bears a one and sixpence Australian stamp; the franking is indistinct.
Size
Letter: H 27.5 cm x W 21.5 cm; Envelope H 9 cm x W 16.5 cm
Object Registration
0835
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, quinn
When Made
28/03/1950
Made By
F. S? (surname) (Friend)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
The letter is addressed to Allan. The writer refers to mutual friends and to the ship 'Fenris'. The signature is a Non-Anglo signature and indecipherable.
The return address, written on the bottom of the back of the envelope, is to F. S?.....,119 East 127 Street, New York 35 N.Y.
Last updated
10 Apr 2019 at 10:34AM