Category Archives: Printed Postcard

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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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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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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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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A Different Opinion About the Channel Islands

Having just posted about the splendid sand in Jersey, it is interesting to see that in June 1903 Lizzie H did not feel quite the same way about the island.  In a postcard posted from Southampton on 11 June 1903, … Continue reading

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Some Splendid Sand in Jersey

In a postcard to Master Alec Winny in Mill Hill, London NW on 14 August 1907, Ma wrote from Jersey: There is some splendid sand here when the tide is out. Ma. Nothing like being brief!  The picture of St … Continue reading

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What The Postman Didn't See

It seems that many postcard writers didn’t object to the postman seeing what they had written, or at least accepted that they didn’t have a great deal of choice in the matter.  However, others engaged in various tactics in an … Continue reading

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Postal Delay – "I Am Without Companion"

As this postcard was probably sent in an envelope, there are no clues as to where the recipient, Miss Stephenson, was residing.  Miss Stephenson’s friend, Catherine Balchin, writes formally: “Beautiful Sunday 24 Nov 1907 Thank you my dear Miss Stephenson … Continue reading

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A St Valentine’s Day Greeting

This St Valentine’s Day greeting was sent to Miss M Bishop, King Street, Ludlow, Shropshire, by Edith from Hampstead.  The message reads: Hope you will like this greeting on St Valentine’s Day.  Are you busy again yet?  Much love. Edith … Continue reading

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