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Christmas Card - Lorna, Syd & Rus, to All At Tollerton, Country Scene, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: SH 922303

Christmas Card made by L.J.M.Hodder & Co, circa 1950s. It features a country scene at sunset and a red and white snowflake boarder. It one of a series of cards collected by Mrs. Peg Harris who lived at Tollerton, Templeton Street, Avoca. The card is from Lorna, Syd & Rus to All At Tollerton.

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 to give four sides. The front and top edge of the inside of the card are coloured red and decorated with white shapes resembling magnified snowflake crystals. A glossy picture of a lake scene is affixed to the front allowing the red and white snowflake design to form a frame. The Christmas message on the interior of the card is decorated with a design of black and white sprigs of holly
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lester & Helen Harris, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.00 cm (Height), 12.40 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, inside: This comes to wish you gladness/of the OLD TIME CHRISTMAS sort/sweet fellowship and merriment/goodwill and LOVING THOUGHT./To All At Tollerton From Lorna Syd & Rus.
Addressed To: Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

Card adressed to 'All at Tollerton'
Sender: circa 1950s

From Lorna, Syd & Rus
Publisher: L.J.M. Hodder & Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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