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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
A single page of unlined pale blue paper folded in book form to give four pages of writing (0836.a). Letter is headed Nurses Home, Alfred Hospital, Prahran and dated 3.04.1950.
Matching envelope (0836.b) is addressed to M.S. Mongabarra, C/- Elder Smith & Co., Adelaide. 'Adelaide' has been crossed out and an indecipherable port, possibly Port Lincoln, has been added by a different writer and in darker ink. Envelope bears three red, two and halfpenny Australian stamps franked Melbourne.
Size
Letter: (unfolded) H 25 cm x W 16 cm; Envelope H 9 cm x W 13.5 cm
Object Registration
0836
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, quinn
Historical information
The writer refers to Allan's and her own family members and is thought to be a relative; more research is needed. She also writes ".....I suppose you've heard all about the floods here, winter certainly is settling in early ....".
When Made
03/04/1950
Made By
June (surname not given)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
The letter commences "Dear Allan......" and is signed "Yours June".
Last updated
10 Apr 2019 at 11:36AM