Christmas Card - Mamie & Charlie, to Mrs. Brereton & Peggy, Greetings From Our Home, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: SH 922314

Christmas Card made circa 1950s. It features a house in the snow. It one of a series of cards collected by Mrs. Peg Harris who lived at Tollerton, Templeton Street, Avoca. The card is from Mamie & Charlie to Mrs. Brereton & Peggy.

Margaret 'Peg' Preston Harris (nee Brereton) grew up at 'Tollerton' with her mother Sara Brereton (nee Preston) and father William Brereton, along with her sister Nellie (who died young) and five step brothers and sisters, Grace, William, Gordon, Charles, Lillian and Florence (from William's first marriage). Margaret remained in the house when she married William Harris. The couple had two sons Terence and John. The cards feature many of Margaret's immediate and extended family.
Piece of white paper folded twice to give four sides. On the front is a snow scene in red, green, blue and white of a house, fir trees and holly. A similar scene is illustrated on the inside left and right of the card. and shows the smoke from the chimneys of two houses linked in the shape of a Christmas greeting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lester & Helen Harris, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.00 cm (Height), 11.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, rituals, correspondence, cards, christmas, christmas cards
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Christmas
Tertiary Classification: cards
Inscriptions: Printed, front: Greetings/From/OUR HOME.
Printed, inside: Merry Christmas/To YOUR/HOME/SEASON'S GREETINGS/and Best Wishes/ for your HEALTH/and HAPPINESS.
Inscribed: To Mrs. Brereton & Peggy/From Mamie & Charlie.
Printed, back: SERIES NO. 542.
Addressed To: Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

Card addressed to Mrs. Brereton & Peggy
Sender: circa 1950s

From Mamie & Charlie
Date Manufactured: circa 1950s

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