Historical information

In this letter to his mother Allan writes that this year Norway has had "...one of the heaviest falls of snow ever and just two miles from the post office there is nine feet of it." He has a job in a factory "...operating an electric drill boring holes in brass taps." He plans to return to London in September to attend the photography school.


Quinn Collection

Physical description

A self-folding letter written in green ink (0859.a) headed Oslo and dated 14/02/51. Letter is addressed to Mrs K Hayes, 14 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia. The return address is Allan Quinn, G.P.O. Oslo