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Collection of seven ration cards

The seven ration cards for meat and clothing were issued to Mrs Dorothy M Cotter and Mr Patrick E Cotter by the rationing commission in Brisbane during the late 1940's. Each of the cards are made from paper, with stamped information of the front and reverse sides.

The first card is a meat ration card, which is printed in red and part used. It was issued to 'D.M.Cotter, Burn St , Camp Hill'. The card is printed in a grid, numbered 1 to 104, with nos 1-51 cut off or used. There is also a reference for lost cards to be returned to the 'Deputy Director of Rationing' in Brisbane.

The second card is a meat ration card, which is printed in red and part used. It was issued to 'P.M.Cotter, Burn St , Camp Hill'. The card is printed in a grid, numbered 1 to 104, with nos 1-50 cut off or used. There is also a reference for lost cards to be returned to the 'Deputy Director of Rationing' in Brisbane.

The third card is a meat ration card, which is printed in red and part used. It was issued to 'P.E.Cotter, Burn St , Camp Hill'. The card is printed in a grid, numbered 1 to 104, with nos 1-49 cut off or used.There is also a reference for lost cards to be returned to the 'Deputy Director of Rationing' in Brisbane.

The forth card is a meat ration card, which is printed in black and part used. It was issued to 'Dorothy M Cotter, Burn St, Camp Hill'. The card is printed in a grid, numbered 1 to 104, with nos 1 - 86 cut off or used. On the reverse side is a reference for lost cards and any queries to be directed to 'The Deputy Director of Rationing / Parbury House / 127 Eagle Street, Brisbane'.

The fifth card is a meat ration card, which is printed in black and part used. It was issued to 'Patrick E Cotter, Burn St, Camp Hill'. The card is printed in a grid, numbered 1 to 104, with nos 1 - 90 cut off or used. On the reverse side is a reference for lost cards and any queries to be directed to 'The Deputy Director of Rationing / Parbury House / 127 Eagle Street, Brisbane'.

The sixth card is a clothing ration card, which is printed in red and part used. It was issued to 'D M Cotter, Burn St, Camp Hill'. The card is printed in grid, numbered 1 to 56, with nos 1 - 25 cut off or used. There is also a reference for any cards found to be returned to the 'Deputy Director of Rationing, Brisbane'.

The seventh card is a special, pre-natal, clothing coupon, which is printed in green and part used. It was issued to 'Mrs D M Cotter, Burn St, Camp Hill'. The card is printed in grid, but unnumbered, with some grids cut off at top, bottom and sides.
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