Summary

Telegram in envelope. Telegram message of congratulations on the birth of baby. Dated 31 May, 1963.

Physical Description

Single leaf telegram folded inside "Greetings Telegram" window envelope. Envelope decorated with image of wattle flowers.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Telegraphy Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Mr Brian O'Shaunassey, 26 May 2003

  • Postmarked

    31 May 1963

  • Inscriptions

    Telegram message reads: "MRS B OSHAUGHNESSY / MERCY HOSPITAL / EAST MELBOURNE / VIC / CONGRATULATIONS MOTHER AND DAD WARM WELCOME TO TIMOTHY / KATH AND PAUL"

  • Classification

    Communications, Telegraphy, Output

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Document

  • Part Dimensions

    136 mm (Length), 80 mm (Width)
    Dimensions of Envelope.

  • Overall Dimensions (unfolded)

    215 mm (Length), 200 mm (Width)
    Dimensions of Telegram when unfolded.