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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
Two and a half page letter written in green ink on two pages of unlined cream paper (0844.a1-2). Letter, written at sea, is headed M.S. Mongabarra, and dated 18.08.1950.
Matching envelope (0844.b) is addressed in green ink to Mrs E. Quinn, C/- Mrs Greeves, 14 Victoria Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. There are two South African stamps; one valued at one shilling and one at sixpence. The post mark is Capetown.
Size
Letter H 29.5 cm x W 21 cm; Envelope H 12 cm x W 16 cm
Object Registration
0844
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, quinn, ms mongabarra, sweden, norway
Historical information
Allan describes his voyage from Gothenburg to Capetown and his impressions of Sweden and Norway.
When Made
18/08/1950
Made By
Allan Quinn (Maker)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
Letter is from Allan to his mother.
Last updated
5 Jun 2019 at 11:43AM