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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
A letter written in green ink on a single sheet of very thin paper folded in book form (0877.a) with writing on three 'pages' only. Letter is headed Oslo and dated June 30th. The off-white envelope (0877.b) is addressed to Mrs K Hayes, 14 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia. Australia is written twice. On the front of the envelope are four Norwegian stamps; 1 purple, 2 blue-green and 1 small brown one. It is postmarked Oslo. On the back is a return address: Allan Quinn, General Delivery, G.P.O. Oslo.
Allan writes that he has enclosed few snaps but none have been found.
Size
Letter (folded) H 21 cm x W 15 cm; Envelope H 11.5 cm x 16 cm
Object Registration
0877
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, allan quinn, alette andersen, oslo, norway
When Made
30/06/1951
Made By
Allan Quinn
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
As the paper is so thin the first and second 'pages' are very hard to read
Last updated
6 Jan 2020 at 6:25PM