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Title(s):

Newfoundland Cover.

Published/Created:
[Newfoundland] : [publisher not identied], 1939.
Physical Description:
1 envelope : color illustrations ; 10 x 17 cm, in envelope 15 x 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F1034 .N49 1939 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Thomas Strong, Yale MFA 1967
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Notes:
Envelope addressed to Miss. E. Holland, 10 Brien Sreet, St. John's, Newfoundland. Affixed with a 5 cent cancelled stamp with images of King George and Queen Elizabeth. Stamped cancelled 17 June 1939. Royal Landing. Holyrood.
Envelope is illustrated with images of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Text is printed in blue and red: "First Day Cover. Newfoundland. Commemorating the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the first ever made to Britain's Oldest Colony by a reigning monarch, June 17th, 1939." Envelope is attached and visible through large mylar window to a larger white envelope: Newfoundland Cover.
Subject Terms:
Canada -- History -- 1914-1945.
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 -- Travel -- Canada.
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 -- On postage stamps.
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 -- Travel -- Canada.
Visits of state -- Canada -- 1939.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Postage stamps.
Envelopes.
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