From Annie Hammond, 1904

Front of postcard from Annie Hammond, 4th Dec 1904 | Contributed to the Letter in the Attic by Hannah Marshall-Quinn
Front of postcard from Annie Hammond, 4th Dec 1904
Contributed to the Letter in the Attic by Hannah Marshall-Quinn
Reverse of postcard from Annie Hammond, 4th Dec 1904 | Contributed to the Letter in the Attic by Hannah Marshall-Quinn
Reverse of postcard from Annie Hammond, 4th Dec 1904
Contributed to the Letter in the Attic by Hannah Marshall-Quinn

A single postcard was found behind a stud wall on the top floor of 57 Kingsley Road, Preston, Brighton. The card, featuring two actors of the time (one is Miss Julia Neilson), carries a Christmas greeting from Annie Hammond of 31 Landsdowne Place, Hove to Mrs Ellen Steadman at Balmain, Kingsley Road, Preston, Brighton.

The contributor, Hannah Marshall-Quinn, has established that the actor and actress depicted on the front of the postcard were touring the country in a production of ‘Anthony and Cleopatra’ in 1904.

4 Dec 1904

“Dear Ellen.  I daresay you will think I have quite forgotten you but I haven’t. I am coming to see you one of these fine days.  From Annie Hammond”

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