Invitation

Object number

LDVAL 2005.6.1

Date

exact 1975

Description

Invitation to the official opening ceremony of the Dockland Settlement, Dagenham. Opened by Princess Margaret on 28th May 1975.

Physical description

Cream card with gold printed lettering and image. Image is of a gallion ship called "Dock Land" sailing into the sunset, and is set slightly high of center. The card has rounded corners and a thin, undecroated gold border around the edges.

Condition

Good

Type

Invitation

Size

Whole length: 153mm
width: 101mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Inscription

Inscription Printed On front: THE DOCKLAND SETTLEMENT / DAGENHAM / THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REQUESTS / THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY / AT THE INFORMAL OPENING CEREMONY BY / H.R.H. THE PRINCESS MARGARET / COUNTESS OF SNOWDON / ON THE 28TH MAY 1975

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1606

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Gallery

Metadata
Start dateexact 1975
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeInvitation
Collection typeEphemera