Invitation Card To Meet Captain Abrial & Officers of The French Cruiser "Tourville" the Lord Mayor of Melbourne (Councillor Harold Luxton) Requests the Pleasure of The Company of Mr. S.r. Peabody at the Town Hall, on Tuesday, 10th September,1929 at 12

Melbourne Australia: 1929. Invitation card for this social event, Mr. Peabody's name handwritten in; printed in blue with Vires Acquirit Eundo crest; the Tourville was in WWII Operation Sea Lion and was in the Duquesne Class (1922-1962 scrapped); Captain Abrial was the last to leave Dunkirk; Sir Harold Luxton was Lord Mayor of Melbourne between 1928 and 1931; approximately 5 " x 6" size; framed and glazed; some edge, tips wear to frame, a little loose; very good condition; an interesting steamship & WWII ephemeral material. Item #14309

Price: $20.00

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