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Decorated envelope - Home Port

Date: 1943
Dimensions:
Overall: 104 mm
Medium: Pencil and ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Envelope
Object No: 00000675

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    Description
    Decorated envelope from Stoker R Boland to his mother, sent from the Flinders Naval Depot. Boland has decorated the envelope with a palm tree and two flags - White Ensign and Union Jack - along with the words HOME PORT and an image of a sailing ship. The RAN crown is featured in the bottom left corner of this official RAN piece of stationery.
    SignificanceThis decorated envelope is part of the Boland collection which offers a small glimpse into the life of a sailor during his World War II service.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: RAN envelope decorated by R. Boland and addressed to his mother

    Web title: Decorated envelope - Home Port

    Collection title: Stoker Boland naval collection

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