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Christmas Card - Annie McDonald, to Mrs Brereton & Peggy, Kind Remembrances, circa 1950s Reg. No: SH 922324
- Christmas Card made in Great Britain, circa 1950s. It features a vase of flowers. It one of a series of cards collected by Mrs. Peg Harris who lived at Tollerton, Templeton Street, Avoca. The card is from Annie McDonald 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 in half to form greeting card. On the front is an illustration in blue, red, yellow, green and brown, of a jug of flowers. On the inside left is a sketch encircled by flowers, of a dog sitting at a front door. There is a red border along the right hand edge of the inside of the card which overlaps and may be viewed from the front.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lester & Helen Harris, 1992
|Dimensions:||10.90 cm (Height), 9.10 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, rituals, correspondence, cards, christmas, christmas cards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Inscriptions:||Printed, front: KIND Remembrances.
Printed, inside: With Sincere/and/Hearty Greetings/for a/MERRY CHRISTMAS/and a/Happy New Year.
Inscribed: from Annie McDonald/To Mrs Brereton & Peggy.
Printed, back: PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN.
|Addressed To:||Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
Card addressed to Mrs Brereton & Peggy
From Annie McDonald
|Place & Date Manufactured:||Great Britain, circa 1950s|