Historical information

Allan writes of how wonderful it was to be in London for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and describes the procession from his vantage point in Hyde Park. He is planning to spend a few weeks on the Continent before returning to Australia in July.

Significance

Quinn Collection

Physical description

A pale blue self-folding letter (0916.a1) headed London and dated 4/06/53. Letter is written in blue ink. It is addressed to Mrs K Hayes, 14 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia and postmarked Kensington W.8. The return address is Allan Quinn, C/- Australia House, London.

Inscriptions & markings

There are several numbers written in pencil below the return address.