Christmas Card - Auntie Guss, To Mum, Dad, Granma, Lester & Yourself, It's Christmas, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: SH 922318

Christmas Card made by Photogravures, circa 1950s. It features a Christmas Tree with children standing around it. It one of a series of cards collected by Mrs. Peg Harris who lived at Tollerton, Templeton Street, Avoca. The card is from Auntie Guss to Mum, Dad, Granma, Lester & Yourself.

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 in an illustration in green, red, blue and yellow, of three children holding hands around a Christmas tree. On the inside left of the card is a small sketch of a doll, a ball and building blocks in similar colours.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lester & Helen Harris, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.40 cm (Height), 11.30 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: It's/Christmas.
Printed, inside: May there be nothing missing.../206 York St Sth Melb/Dear/Terence/Big kiss for Mum,/Dad, Granma [sic], Lester & yourself/from Auntie Guss.
Addressed To: Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

Card addressed to Mum, Dad, Granma, Lester & Yourself
Sender: circa 1950s

From Auntie Guss
Publisher: Photogravures, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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