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Christmas Card - Lorna, Syd & Rus, to All At Tollerton, Country Scene, circa 1950s 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
|Dimensions:||15.00 cm (Height), 12.40 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, 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.
Printed, back: L.J.M.HODDER 7 CO/MELBOURNE VICTORIA/SERIES NO.521/ M F M PRINT.
|Addressed To:||Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
Card adressed to 'All at Tollerton'
From Lorna, Syd & Rus
|Publisher:||L.J.M. Hodder & Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s|