Quinn Letter - Letter
From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria
- 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.
- Letter: H 27.5 cm x W 21.5 cm; Envelope H 9 cm x W 16.5 cm
- letters-from-abroad, quinn
- F. S? (surname) (Maker)
- Quinn Collection
- 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.
- 10 Apr 2019 at 10:34AM