BURMA. A formal invitation from the President of Burma, 1949.


A printed card invitation, 6¾ x 4¾ ins: Their Excellencies the President of the Union of Burma and the Nainggandaw Thamadagadaw request the pleasure of the company of Mrs John Nicoll at a Reception on Friday the 28th January 1949 at 6 o’clock.  The invitation is headed President’s House beneath the Union’s coat of arms in gold.   aug9/2

Sao Shwe Thaik [1895-1962] was the first President of Burma from Independence on 6th January 1948 until 1952. He was a member of the Anti Fascist People’s League in the Union of Burma, now known as Myanmar.

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