Letter to Donald Mackintosh from Rudyard Kipling, 27 Dec 1933

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter
Date Used
27 Dec 1933
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Brief Description
Letter, small, single page, both sides; written on 27 December 1933 to Donald Mackintosh by Rudyard Kipling (excerpt): "I'm not at all sure about coming / down for the Centenary as things / are with me now: but I want / to try for it. (I've seen, by the way) // Australian "demonstrations", when / the Australian contingents left / Capetown at the end of the Boer / War. It was very, very gay! // I'm glad you liked my souvenirs / of France. I only hope and pray / that I'm dead wrong about "the real / war". But it's thick weather. // With every good wish for the new / year to you and yours / Most sincerely / Rudyard Kipling". Handwritten in blue and black pen, cream paper, "GRAND PUMP ROOM HOTEL. / BATH." letterhead. Accompanying envelope is 1987.1695.19.
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0 - Whole: H: 179 W: 128 D: 1mm (H: 7 1/16 W: 5 1/16 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
27 Dec 1933
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1695.18
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr J & Mrs C Callaghan (nee Olholm)

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