Historical information

Allan writes of London being decorated "...like a fairyland..." for a coronation. He plans to photograph it from a stand in the East Carriage Drive of Hyde Park. He will be in the stand from 6 am until 5.30 pm.

Significance

Quinn Collection

Physical description

A pale blue self-folding letter (0915.a1) headed London and dated 24/06/53 [sic]. 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 date on the postmark is 26/05/53. The return address is Allan Quinn, C/- Australia House, Strand, London.