[Envelope, post card and letter of child's drawings]

Charles Kingsley Mills, Compiler


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Maker and Role
Charles Kingsley Mills, Compiler
Description
2003.586.1 White envelope addressed to Uncle Charlie, Daregith, Larnoch Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand and written in black ink. An orange and white 2 pence stamp of King George V. The envelope is post marked BRIXTON SW2 3.15 M; 12 Apr 21. The flap of the envelope is post marked with a circular stamp in black ink: TAKAPUNA NZ 6JN21 2PM. Written in pencil on the reverse side of the envelope of the lower left hand corner is: Tauranga.

2003.586.2 Postcard - black and white portrait of 2 children. The figure on the right is a young boy wearing a white jersey, dark shorts, white knee socks and dark shoes. He is sitting, straddling a low bench with both his hands on the arm. To his right is a girl, younger than him, wearing a white dress, white socks, dark shoes and a white ribbon in her hair. In her right hand she is holding a teddy bear and her left hand is placed over the boy's right hand. The reverse is a postcard with the printed address: The Wykeham Studios, Ltd., 304 High Holborn, Balham, Streatham & C. The number 546 881 is written in pencil.

2003.586.3 Letter found in envelope consists of 2 sheets of lined paper. Red pencil crayon zig zags and designs.
Physical Description
1 envelope
1 postcard : black and white ; 13 x 9 cm
2 art originals : crayon on paper
Signature/Marks
'Tauranga' written on back of envelope Hand-written
Accession No
2003.586
Credit Line
Charles Kingsley Mills. [Envelope, post card and letter of child's drawings], 2003.586. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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