Letter, small, single fold; written in 1902 to Donald Mackintosh by Dame Nellie Melba: "Dear Mr MacKintosh / Many thanks / for your kind letter / which I was very / pleased to receive. / I start for Australia / on the 2nd August / & I would so / much like you / & Mrs MacKintosh / to come to tea / the day before / I go - not this / week. // Hoping you are / quite well. // Believe me / Yours Sincerely / Nellie Melba". Handwritten, off-white paper; Purple and gold Nellie Melba insignia letterhead. Accompanying envelope is 1987.1695.35.
0 - Whole: H: 168 W: 247 D: 1mm (H: 6 5/8 W: 9 3/4 D: 1/16")
Donald Mackintosh; 22 Sep 1866
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr J & Mrs C Callaghan (nee Olholm)