Historical information

This letter begins "My Dear Allen,'' and ends with "...love Vera". It contains news of various family members.


Quinn Collection

Physical description

A three and a quarter page letter written on two sheets of unlined, buff coloured paper (0869.a1-4) headed Monday 7th May. The matching airmail envelope (0869.b) is edged with alternating red and blue stripes. It is addressed to Allan Quinn Esp., C/- General Delivery, G.P.O. Oslo, Norway. 'Oslo' is written twice, the first one being crossed out. The postage is one and sixpence, the postmark Elsternwick, date 11 May 1951. On the back of the envelope is an Oslo post-mark dated '18.5.51'.