Category Archives: Back – Divided

R F Benton, Telegram Boy of Great Wakering, Essex

It is always a bonus finding a vintage photograph of somebody with their name on the back, but to find one with the sitter’s address is very unusual. R F Benton – Collar No. 22T “R Benton lived at Foresters … Continue reading

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Luxor To Asswan By Little Steamer 81 Years Ago

Earlier today I was scanning postcards and vintage photographs to upload to Reminiscene when I came across this message on the back of a typical Egyptian tourist postcard:     “We are now on our way from Luxor to Asswan … Continue reading

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The Works Of Marjorie C Bates

I am frequently asked if I can value original prints and sketches by Marjorie C Bates. I regret that I am unable to help with this as my interest extends only to postcards bearing her works. Detailed Information about Marjorie … Continue reading

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The Forgetful One

In this postcard to Miss Ada Paltenden of Prospect Cottage, Henfield, Sussex, a forgetful “J” writes: Just a line to say I arrived safely 5.30 very good journey no stop between Willesden and Rugby found some snow and we’ve had … Continue reading

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Those Wretched Timetables Again!

Today, I decided that I would pick at random one of the postcard messages that I have already scanned.  Lo and behold, this one mentions those wretched train timetables which seem to have greatly pre-occupied postcard scribes in the early … Continue reading

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A Jolly Time At Clacton

It’s always good to know that people are enjoying their holidays.  That certainly appears to be the case with Miss  Jones who sent this postcard in 1904 to Miss Hilda Young, 2 Cazenove Road, Stoke Newington, London N: Miss Jones … Continue reading

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A Postcard From Belgium

The message on this postcard which was sent from Brussels on 8 July 1932 by C and G Ridley to Mr and Mrs J Holding, Eaton Rise, Baslow, Derbyshire, reads: Dear Mr and Mrs Holding We are having a very … Continue reading

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Tim's On Marches With the Soldiers

Ann sent this New Year’s “greetings” postcard from Frinton-On-Sea, Essex, to Miss E Jefferies, 7 Lydford Road, Paddington, London W on 5 January 1916.  Her message reads: Hope Mother and you are quite well.  We are having a lot of … Continue reading

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A Walking Demonstration In Short Knickers

Once in a while, it’s really good to see a postcard message that raises a smile.  That is certainly the case with this Real Photo postcard which Mum and Dad sent from Long Melford, Suffolk to Bernard and Hilda on … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic and Hotel Kahler

Dear Mary This is the clinic and hospital I have just attended. The Hotel is the Hospital and they handle 2,500 people every day.  The Clinic is 19 storeys and is built of marble imported from Europe. Love to you … Continue reading

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