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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

Description
A self-folding letter (0878.a) headed 19 Luxemburg Gardens, Hammersmith, W.6 and dated 02/07/51. The letter is typed using black ribbon. It is addressed to Mr Allan Quinn, C/- General Delivery, Post Office, Oslo, Norway. The return address is Mrs B. J. Hannon, C/- S.M.H.E.A., 1 Regent Street, Picadilly (writer's spelling). Below the return address is typed "Our telephone number is Riv. 1770 but in case of our moving Barry's business address is above and the number is Whitehall 3985." Below that is an Oslo postmark.
Size
Letter H 25 cm x W 20 cm
Object Registration
0878
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, allan quinn, pat hannon, barry hannon, hammersmith, u.k.
Historical information
Pat writes of the high cost of living in London, the meagre food ration, and the scarcity of flats for rent.
When Made
02/07/1951
Made By
Pat Hannon (Allan's cousin)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
Letter commences "My dear Allan," and concludes "With love from Pat." 'Pat' is written in blue ink.
Last updated
7 Jan 2020 at 3:21PM