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"Journey through Time: Unveiling the Fascinating World of Mail" Poster

Background imageMail Collection: Union-Castle Line poster

Union-Castle Line poster
South and East Africa, Madeira and the Canaries with the Union-Castle Line offering a fast mail service and an address for the head office in Fenchurch Street, London

Background imageMail Collection: A Postman in Germany delivering a letter, late 19th century (colour litho)

A Postman in Germany delivering a letter, late 19th century (colour litho)
488635 A Postman in Germany delivering a letter, late 19th century (colour litho) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageMail Collection: Poster, Night Mail

Poster, Night Mail, quoting part of the poem by W H Auden written for and narrated in the documentary film of the same name (1936). circa 1930s

Background imageMail Collection: Daily Mail War Map, WW1

Daily Mail War Map, WW1
A fold out war map issued by the Daily Mail in the early weeks of the First World War. The map offers statistics regarding the manpower strength of each of the warring nations

Background imageMail Collection: The Great Train Robbery: aftermath & reportage, 1963

The Great Train Robbery: aftermath & reportage, 1963
" The most daring and fruitful mail robbery in English History" : a page from The Illustrated London News, detailing the aftermath of the Great Train Robbery of 8th August 1963

Background imageMail Collection: Lancastria Steamship

Lancastria Steamship
Passenger liner and mail steamer of the Cunard White Star Line

Background imageMail Collection: Poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies

Poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies
Poster advertising a Royal Mail Lines cruise to the West Indies on the liner Atlantis

Background imageMail Collection: Union-Castle

Union-Castle
Advertising poster for Union-Castle, Mail Steamship Company Limited, featuring a liner running from Southampton to Cape Town and vice versa next to small sailing dinghies

Background imageMail Collection: Lincoln, New Mexico, United States. Old mailbox at the Lincoln post office

Lincoln, New Mexico, United States. Old mailbox at the Lincoln post office

Background imageMail Collection: Poster advertising Shaw Savill & Albion Line

Poster advertising Shaw Savill & Albion Line round the world tours to New Zealand direct, via the Panama Canal. Through bookings to Australia and Tasmania by Royal Mail steamers

Background imageMail Collection: Shetland ZE2 9 Map

Shetland ZE2 9 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Shetland ZE2 9

Background imageMail Collection: RMS Orvieto - Orient Line Steamer

RMS Orvieto - Orient Line Steamer
The Royal Mail Ship Orvieto was a steamer of the Orient Line engaged in the passenger trade between England and Australia

Background imageMail Collection: RMS Caronia - Cunard Line

RMS Caronia - Cunard Line - launched in 1904 - scrapped in 1932. The start of World War I caused her to be requisitioned as an armed merchant cruiser

Background imageMail Collection: One of the first letter boxes erected in London at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street

One of the first letter boxes erected in London at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street. Wood engraving from The Illustrated London News, 24 March 1855

Background imageMail Collection: Pacific Line Poster

Pacific Line Poster
Pacific Line, Pacific Steam Line Navigation Company Liverpool, royal mail steamers to brazil and South America, 1904 1904

Background imageMail Collection: Poster advertising Royal Mail Asturias Summer Cruises

Poster advertising Royal Mail Asturias Summer Cruises
Poster advertising Royal Mail Summer Cruises on the Asturias cruise liner. 1935

Background imageMail Collection: The RMS Aquitania (Cunard Line) in the Port of Liverpool

The RMS Aquitania (Cunard Line) in the Port of Liverpool. Date: 1930

Background imageMail Collection: SS Maloja - P&O Line

SS Maloja - P&O Line - India-China-Australia mail and passenger services. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMail Collection: RMS Megantic - White Star Line

RMS Megantic - White Star Line - launched in 1908 - scrapped in 1933. The ship was attacked by a German U-boat during World War I, but survived. After his arrest in Canada, Dr

Background imageMail Collection: Pan American Airways route map

Pan American Airways route map
Pan American Airways System global route map of the Flying Clipper Ships (passengers, mail, express). circa 1938

Background imageMail Collection: Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle / Safmarine mailship

Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle / Safmarine mailship
Wouldn t you like to just sail away? Theres a fabulous Union-Castle/Safmarine mailship leaving a South African port every week. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageMail Collection: The Cunard Liner RMS Scythia

The Cunard Liner RMS Scythia - became a troop and supply ship during WW2. Date: 1922

Background imageMail Collection: P&O RMS Strathmore - India and Australia Mail Service

P&O RMS Strathmore - India and Australia Mail Service
P&O RMS Strathmore - India and Australia Mail and Passenger Service Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMail Collection: N. Y. K. Line - M. S. Heiyo Maru

N. Y. K. Line - M. S. Heiyo Maru
N.Y.K. Line (Nippon Yusen Kaish) - M.S. Heiyo Maru. Date: 1938

Background imageMail Collection: Bayeux Tapestry 1067: Battle of Hastings, 14 October 1066. The death of Harold II

Bayeux Tapestry 1067: Battle of Hastings, 14 October 1066. The death of Harold II, last Anglo-Saxon king of England. Left, figure pulling arrow from eye and then being cut down by Norman knight

Background imageMail Collection: Records of first UK aerial mail service

Records of first UK aerial mail service
Thepostmasters official handwrittenrecordsrelatingto thefirst UKaerialmail service from London to Windsor andWindsor to LondoninSeptember1911. 1911

Background imageMail Collection: Use the Air Mail Poster

Use the Air Mail Poster
GPO Poster, Use the Air Mail, The Fastest Mail. Depicting the underside of a monoplane against a blue and black sky

Background imageMail Collection: The Eastcastle Street Robbery, 1952

The Eastcastle Street Robbery, 1952
A page from the Illustrated London News, detailing the Eastcastle Street Robbery of 1952, when a Post Office van was hijacked and its contents, 200, 000 in soiled notes, were stolen

Background imageMail Collection: Postman emptying the letterbox, 1960

Postman emptying the letterbox, 1960
The village postman collecting from the box by the pathway leading to Ebernoe Church. George Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Garland N55114

Background imageMail Collection: Poster advertising Union Castle Mail Steamship Company

Poster advertising Union Castle Mail Steamship Company
Poster advertising the Union Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited, South African Royal Mail Service. Donald Currie & Co, Managers

Background imageMail Collection: South America by Royal Mail

South America by Royal Mail
Poster for Royal Mail Lines Ltd - South America by Royal Mail - depicting a large ocean-going steamship

Background imageMail Collection: Clan Macdonald

Clan Macdonald
Clan MACDONALD OF THE ISLES clad in a coat of chain-mail, the chieftain with an angry look gives orders for some miscreant to be punished

Background imageMail 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 imageMail Collection: Allan Line to Canada poster

Allan Line to Canada poster
Poster advertising the Royal Mail Allan Line passenger service to and from Canada. Passage can be booked through Sercombe and Hayes, emigration and passenger agents based in Dorchester

Background imageMail Collection: Allan Line to Canada poster

Allan Line to Canada poster
Poster advertising the weekly express service to and from Canada with the Allan Line Company. The ships also appear to deliver Royal Mail aswell

Background imageMail Collection: Christmas parcels for the trenches 1916

Christmas parcels for the trenches 1916
Army Post Office in Regents Park, was receiving a rate of half a million parcels for Christmas a day for the soldiers in the trenches

Background imageMail Collection: Mail Ship Flags & Others

Mail Ship Flags & Others
Flags including those of the States of Australia, New Zealand, Royal Mail & the Orient and Pacific Steam Navigation Companies

Background imageMail Collection: Iranian Postman

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

Background imageMail Collection: Vera Lynn during the Second World War

Vera Lynn during the Second World War
Page from The Sketch featuring Forces Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn answering fan mail, leaving home to star in the show Applesauce at the Palladium

Background imageMail Collection: Spain (1493). Letter of the queen Isabel I to

Spain (1493). Letter of the queen Isabel I to Christopher Columbus (5th September 1493). SPAIN. Sevilla. General Archives of the Indies

Background imageMail Collection: Poster advertising Royal Mail Line Cruises to Norway

Poster advertising Royal Mail Line Cruises to Norway. 20th century

Background imageMail Collection: De Vere, Earl Oxford

De Vere, Earl Oxford
AUBREY (ALBERIC) DE VERE 2ND EARL OF OXFORD Lord High Chamberlain of England, with Adelizia, his consort. He is depicted in full suit mail. Date: - 1215

Background imageMail Collection: The British Empire Exhibition - Postcard back

The British Empire Exhibition - Postcard back
The reverse of a postcard sent from the British Empire Exhibition of 1924, held at Wembley Park, London, showing the official exhibition stamp and event postmark!

Background imageMail Collection: Mailboxes in Takaka, South Island, New Zealand

Mailboxes in Takaka, South Island, New Zealand
A row of colourful farm mail boxes at the roadside in Takaka, at the northern end of New Zealands South Island

Background imageMail Collection: Heath Robinson Bedroom 4 of 4

Heath Robinson Bedroom 4 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by " The Sketch" in the Bedroom. A bedroom, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys

Background imageMail 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 imageMail Collection: Poster advertising the Union Castle Line

Poster advertising the Union Castle Line
Poster for the Union Castle Line, advertising weekly sailings to South and East Africa. A Royal Mail service is also offered

Background imageMail Collection: A postbox in St Johns in the Vale in the Lake District UK

A postbox in St Johns in the Vale in the Lake District UK
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"Journey through Time: Unveiling the Fascinating World of Mail" Poster, Night Mail: Step into the enchanting realm delivery as this captivating poster takes you on a nocturnal adventure. Daily Mail War Map, WW1: Explore the pivotal role played by mail during World War I through this historical artifact that provided vital information to soldiers and civilians alike. Poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies: Immerse yourself in the allure of tropical destinations as this vintage poster beckons you to embark on a voyage with Royal Mail Lines. Union-Castle Line poster: Discover the elegance and grandeur associated with oceanic travel as depicted in this striking Union-Castle Line advertisement. Lancastria Steamship: Delve into a tragic yet significant chapter in mail history aboard the Lancastria Steamship, which met an unfortunate fate during World War II while carrying precious correspondence. South America by Royal Mail: Embark on an exotic journey across South America facilitated by Royal Mail's efficient postal services, connecting distant lands and cultures. Union-Castle: Experience unparalleled luxury and comfort aboard Union-Castle ships as they transported mail across vast oceans, bridging continents and fostering global connections. Lincoln, New Mexico, United States - Old mailbox at the Lincoln post office: Witness a piece of Americana history preserved within an old mailbox from Lincoln's post office—a testament to how mail has served communities for generations. The Great Train Robbery aftermath & reportage, 1963: Uncover one of Britain's most infamous crimes where stolen mail took center stage—explore its aftermath and subsequent media coverage that captivated audiences worldwide. Clan Macdonald RMS Caronia - Cunard Line : Relive opulent transatlantic voyages aboard RMS Caronia under Cunard Line's impeccable service—an era when mail delivery was intertwined with luxury travel.