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"Delivering through Time: A Glimpse into the Art of Delivery" Step back to 1903 in Britain, where a game of bowls unfolds amidst laughter and camaraderie

Background imageDeliver Collection: Milkman and his Float

Milkman and his Float
A milkman taking bottles from the crates on his float to deliver to someones doorstep

Background imageDeliver Collection: A Game of Bowls, Britain, 1903

A Game of Bowls, Britain, 1903
Photograph showing an English gentleman about to deliver his bowl during a game of lawn bowling, 1903. Fellow players and spectators closely watch his technique

Background imageDeliver Collection: Milkman delivering milk

Milkman delivering milk
Fresh milk is delivered by the milkman, who stands by his milk float. Date: 1975

Background imageDeliver Collection: First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle

First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle
The first airmail letter ever to be delivered is handed to the Postmaster of Windsor, to whom it is addressed, on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle

Background imageDeliver Collection: Father Christmas parachuting out of a plane

Father Christmas parachuting out of a plane
Father Christmas jumps out of an aeroplane using a parachute onto snowy rooftops. Who needs reindeer to deliver presents in the modern age? Date: 1932

Background imageDeliver Collection: Childbirth in 1513

Childbirth in 1513
A midwife discreetly helps to deliver a child, while a friend supports the mother who is seated upright

Background imageDeliver Collection: Seaplane carrier pigeon, WW1

Seaplane carrier pigeon, WW1
A carrier pigeon housed on board a seaplane for the delivery of messages during the First World War. This particular bird delivered a message (no)

Background imageDeliver Collection: Iranian Postman

Iranian Postman
An Iranian postman in western uniform delivers mail to a shopkeeper in traditional costume. Date: circa 1900

Background imageDeliver Collection: Airmail postcards at Gamages, London

Airmail postcards at Gamages, London
People at Gamages in Holborn, Central London, addressing postcards and posting them in the special London Aerial Postbox, in time for the first aerial mail service from Hendon to Windsor

Background imageDeliver Collection: Milk boy with three-wheeled cart & cans

Milk boy with three-wheeled cart & cans
A three-wheeled handcart, used to deliver milk in the East End of London. Two deliveries were made every morning and filled bottles

Background imageDeliver Collection: A Bedford truck belonging to The Empire Banana Company, the wholesale fruit merchant

A Bedford truck belonging to The Empire Banana Company, the wholesale fruit merchant based in Chislehurst, Kent. The truck is making a delivery to Hyde, the greengrocer. 1936

Background imageDeliver Collection: Mr Freathy delivering post to people who live near the shingle beach at Dungeness

Mr Freathy delivering post to people who live near the shingle beach at Dungeness, with his special wooden shoes that help him walk over the pebbles. 1935

Background imageDeliver Collection: Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar

Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen. The Most Noble Warrior Saint in the Christian Calendar. Date: 1924

Background imageDeliver Collection: Delivering Flour to the Queen Mary

Delivering Flour to the Queen Mary
Josph Rank Ltd. Millers - delivering Flour to the RMS Queen Mary, then Britains largest ship. She sailed primarily in the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line. Date: 1936

Background imageDeliver Collection: The exterior of the Fire Station at Shooters Hill. 1938

The exterior of the Fire Station at Shooters Hill. 1938

Background imageDeliver Collection: Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor with the airmail

Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor with the airmail
The aviator Gustav Hamel arriving at Windsor from Hendon on the very first airmail flight. The first aerial mail service took place on 9 September 1911 from Hendon Aerodrome to Windsor

Background imageDeliver Collection: Gustav Hamels plane ready to leave Hendon for Windsor

Gustav Hamels plane ready to leave Hendon for Windsor
Gustav Hamels aeroplane ready to leave Hendon Aerodrome for Windsor on the very first airmail flight. The first aerial mail service took place on 9 September 1911 from Hendon to Windsor

Background imageDeliver Collection: Norman Whiting, aged 11, plays at being a real milkman on Saturdays and Sundays

Norman Whiting, aged 11, plays at being a real milkman on Saturdays and Sundays - and has done every year since he was eight. He does it for nothing of course, but gets quite a lot of fun

Background imageDeliver Collection: S Teerwood. The mail van

S Teerwood. The mail van
A red mail van stops at a remote village in the Scottish Highlands to collect and deliver post

Background imageDeliver Collection: Horse mail, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Horse mail, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Delivery of the mail by horse to the Post Office in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageDeliver Collection: Gustav Hamel posting an airmail letter

Gustav Hamel posting an airmail letter
The aviator Gustav Hamel posting an airmail letter which he himself will transport by air to Windsor. The first aerial mail service took place on 9 September 1911 from Hendon to Windsor

Background imageDeliver Collection: Gustav Hamel signing receipt for mail, Hendon

Gustav Hamel signing receipt for mail, Hendon
The aviator Gustav Hamel in the cockpit of his aeroplane, signing the official receipt for the mail, just before setting out from Hendon Aerodrome to Windsor on the very first airmail flight

Background imageDeliver Collection: The Egyptian Midwives

The Egyptian Midwives
Pharaoh, jealous of the Hebrews, orders the midwives to smother any male Hebrew child they deliver; but they refuse, and God approves their action

Background imageDeliver Collection: Speke & Grant. Lecture

Speke & Grant. Lecture
The explorers deliver a lecture at the Royal Geographical Society

Background imageDeliver Collection: Small circular gift tag - original artwork - Urgent - Dog

Small circular gift tag - original artwork - Urgent - Dog
Small circular gift tag - original artwork - Urgent - a little black Scottie dog dashing to deliver a letter held in its mouth. Date: circa 1937

Background imageDeliver Collection: The Letter Carriers, c.1770-1959 (print)

The Letter Carriers, c.1770-1959 (print)
3673000 The Letter Carriers, c.1770-1959 (print) by White, Smith & Company (19th-early 20th century); Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois

Background imageDeliver Collection: Hulhule island, Maldives - 01.19.22: Boats at the harbor next to Ibrahim Nasir International

Hulhule island, Maldives - 01.19.22: Boats at the harbor next to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Male, Maldives. Travelers arriving and depar

Background imageDeliver Collection: Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963

Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963
United States Army - Hiller YH-32-UH Hornet 55-4963 (msn 7), at an air display on a US Naval Air Station, (note the single-bladed tail-rotor and the hand-held starting engine)

Background imageDeliver Collection: Saint Joan the Maid by Kay Nielsen. How Joan the Maid of Lorraine saw visions

Saint Joan the Maid by Kay Nielsen. How Joan the Maid of Lorraine saw visions and was called upon to deliver France... Date: 1920

Background imageDeliver Collection: A man carrying a huge roll of heavy material on his back

A man carrying a huge roll of heavy material on his back
A man stoops almost double as he carries a huge roll of heavy material on his back. Even under the weight he moves quickly through the back streets of Istanbul, Turkey 1984

Background imageDeliver Collection: 7 HP De Dion veteran car

7 HP De Dion veteran car
6 HP De Dion veteran car, used to deliver newspapers between Norwich and Kings Lynn, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageDeliver Collection: 6 HP De Dion veteran car

6 HP De Dion veteran car, used to deliver newspapers between Norwich and Kings Lynn, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageDeliver Collection: RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister

RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister
RMS Titanic - highly significant and historically important letter to Sixth Officer James Moody's sister. Dated 7 May 1912

Background imageDeliver Collection: Georgian cartoon, Equality - Stand and Deliver!

Georgian cartoon, Equality - Stand and Deliver! - scruffy thief threatens well dressed scarecrow Date: circa 1820s

Background imageDeliver Collection: Flemish Milkmaid with her dog cart, Brussels, Belgium

Flemish Milkmaid with her dog cart, Brussels, Belgium. Dog carts pulled by two or more dogs were historically used in Belgium and the Netherlands for delivering milk, bread, and other trades

Background imageDeliver Collection: Rising at four o'clock in the morning everyday, the lone worker goes to the newspaper office to

Rising at four o'clock in the morning everyday, the lone worker goes to the newspaper office to procure a few of the first morning papers allotted to him, at extra charges

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3672937

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3672963

Background imageDeliver Collection: Martin Sigismund Eduard von Simson, 1810 to 1899, German jurist and important liberal politician

Martin Sigismund Eduard von Simson, 1810 to 1899, German jurist and important liberal politician
1900s, 19th-century, 5 people, accurate, architectural style, architectural styles, archive, attraction, attractions, baden-wuerttemberg, baden-wurttemberg, bisingen, black, black-and-white

Background imageDeliver Collection: Electrical engineering, bottle element and Bunsen element, voltage source providing an electrical

Electrical engineering, bottle element and Bunsen element, voltage source providing an electrical voltage of about 1
1, 1900s, 19th-century, 1st, 9, black, black-and-white, black-white, body of water, bottle element, building, buildings, businesses, chemical element, companies, company, containers, deliver

Background imageDeliver Collection: The Journey of Bread

The Journey of Bread
Niyazi Gürgen

Background imageDeliver Collection: Merry Postmen, Christmas Card (chromolitho)

Merry Postmen, Christmas Card (chromolitho)
731027 Merry Postmen, Christmas Card (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Merry Postmen)

Background imageDeliver Collection: Girl delivering newspapers, Christmas Card (chromolitho)

Girl delivering newspapers, Christmas Card (chromolitho)
731495 Girl delivering newspapers, Christmas Card (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Girl delivering newspapers)

Background imageDeliver Collection: Elves delivering Christmas gifts, Christmas Card (chromolitho)

Elves delivering Christmas gifts, Christmas Card (chromolitho)
731218 Elves delivering Christmas gifts, Christmas Card (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Elves delivering Christmas gifts)

Background imageDeliver Collection: 'I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon', Jeremiah, xxix

"I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon", Jeremiah, xxix, 21 (engraving)
2809731 " I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon", Jeremiah, xxix, 21 (engraving) by English School

Background imageDeliver Collection: Original Artwork - Delivering Christmas presents

Original Artwork - Delivering Christmas presents
Original Artwork - Mother, daughter and pet dog head out in wintry weather to deliver some Christmas presents. Date: circa 1937

Background imageDeliver Collection: Original Artwork - Christmas card design - Santa and sleigh

Original Artwork - Christmas card design - Santa and sleigh
Original Artwork - Design for a Christmas Greetings card - silhouette in black and red of Santa flying his sleigh across a snowy scene, en route to deliver presents. Date: circa 1937

Background imageDeliver Collection: 'Deliver us from Evil, 'from the 'Lyra Germanica'(engraving)

"Deliver us from Evil, "from the "Lyra Germanica"(engraving)
1612611 " Deliver us from Evil, " from the " Lyra Germanica" (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " Deliver us from Evil)



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"Delivering through Time: A Glimpse into the Art of Delivery" Step back to 1903 in Britain, where a game of bowls unfolds amidst laughter and camaraderie. The air is filled with anticipation as players deliver their bowls with precision and skill. In the early morning mist, a milkman and his float make their rounds, delivering fresh bottles of milk to doorsteps. The clinking sound echoes through the streets, signaling the start of a new day. Transporting us further back in time, we find ourselves witnessing childbirth in 1513. Amidst pain and joy, life is delivered into this world, marking an eternal bond between mother and child. But not all deliveries occur on land; sometimes they come from above. Picture Father Christmas parachuting out of a plane, spreading joy as he delivers gifts to children around the world during festive seasons. During World War I, seaplane carrier pigeons take flight across enemy lines carrying vital messages that could change the course of history. These brave birds become messengers of hope amidst chaos. Returning to everyday life, we encounter a young milk boy maneuvering his three-wheeled cart loaded with cans. Determined and diligent, he ensures every household receives their daily dose of freshness. Across continents in Iran stands an Iranian postman braving harsh weather conditions to deliver letters that connect loved ones separated by distance but united by love. Fast forward to bustling London at Gamages store where airmail postcards are swiftly sorted for delivery worldwide. Each card carries stories waiting eagerly for recipients' eyes only. On busy streets lined with fruit stalls stands The Empire Banana Company's Bedford truck laden with exotic fruits ready for delivery – bringing flavors from distant lands right at our doorstep. Art takes center stage as Joan the Maid - Kay Nielsen portrays strength personified while delivering justice fearlessly on her noble steed – reminding us that courage knows no bounds or gender.