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Quinn Letter - Letter

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

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.
Size
Letter H 24 cm x W 20 cm
Object Registration
0916
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, allan quinn, london 1953, hyde park, coronation of queen elizabeth, queen of tonga, robert menzies, winston churchill, conquest of mt everest
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.
When Made
4/06/1953
Made By
Allan Quinn (Maker)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Inscriptions & Markings
There are several numbers written in pencil below the return address.
Last updated
9 Mar 2020 at 5:58PM