Four postcards and book, autographed by Charles Macartney

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Documents and books/Document/Card/Postcard
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1924-1957
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Brief Description
Five items autographed by Charles Macartney when he was playing for Australia in England. Black and white postcard with photo taken in Sydney in 1924, autographed on the back in blue pen with inscription 'Taken in Sydney 1924'. Black and white postcard with photo taken at Maidenhead, England in 1926, autographed on the back in blue pen with inscription 'Taken at Maidenhead, England 1926'. Black and white photo autographed on the back in blue pen with inscription 'Taken in London, 1930'. Pink coloured card with inscription in blue pen, '20. 6. 1957. Dear Mrs Harris, These post cards might do for bookmarks in your London publication. I hope you are enjoying the reading Yours (word unclear)' and signed at bottom. Book with dark blue cover and gold lettering on spine, titled 'THE FACE OF LONDON' by Harold Clunn. There are two inscriptions on inside to left of frontispiece. Inscription in black ink 'To Mr.C.G. Macartney From a Londoner (name unclear) June 4th 1938'. Second inscription in blue ink 'To Mrs Harris with kind regards from C.G. Macartney 18/6/57'.
Measurements
1 - Postcard 1924: H: 140 W: 90 D: 0.1mm (H: 5 1/2 W: 3 9/16")
2 - Postcard 1926: H: 141 W: 91 D: 0.1mm (H: 5 9/16 W: 3 9/16")
3 - Photo 1930: H: 82 W: 126 D: 0.1mm (H: 3 1/4 W: 4 15/16")
4 - Note: H: 78 W: 135 D: 0.1mm (H: 3 1/16 W: 5 5/16")
5 - Book: H: 256 W: 160 D: 56mm (H: 10 1/16 W: 6 5/16 D: 2 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1924-1957
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2009.131
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Mrs Jocelyn Harris

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