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Telegram from Tony Brooker

1988
Overview

Small, soft paper telegram, 1988. Beige-coloured square piece of paper with bold green text: "TELEGRAM" along each edge. Numerous creases to paper.

Historical information

Message to BCGS with best wishes for the upcoming performance of "Murder in the Red Barn".

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-18-ITM2005/2942
Material
Width
205 mm
Height or length
170 mm
Inscriptions and markings

Postmarked Bunbury and dated 17 May 1988. Small stamped box with writing in pen indicating number, time phoned through and authorisation. Telegram text reads: Seen so many Red Barns trust ours is enjoyed Brooker

Contextual Information

Sent by Headmaster Mr. A. A. Brooker while on Long Service Leave in 2nd. Term, 1988, while visiting schools in the USA, England and Africa.

Keywords
Headmaster
School Play
Country
Australia
State
Western Australia
Town/Shire
Bunbury
Year
1988
Primary significance criteria
Artistic or aesthetic significance
Social or spiritual significance
Comparative significance criteria
Interpretive capacity
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Telegram from the Headmaster