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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 (0917.a1) headed London and dated 7/07/53. Letter is written in blue ink. It is addressed to Mrs K Hayes, 14 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia and postmarked London S.W.1. This is a special air letter produced by the Post Office to commemorate the coronation. Printed in red, to the left of the address, it comprises a spray of four flowers representing Wales, England, Scotland and Ireland above the letters ER. Below that is 1953 and the word 'coronation' in white on a red ribbon. The return address is Allan Quinn, C/- Australia House, London.
Size
Letter H 24 cm x W 20.5 cm
Object Registration
0917
Keywords
letters-from-abroad, allan quinn, alette andersen, vera south
Historical information
Allan writes of his trip on the Continent and of meeting with Alette in Norway.
When Made
7/07/1953
Made By
Allan Quinn (Maker)
Significance
Quinn Collection
Last updated
9 Mar 2020 at 5:59PM