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Post Collection

"From posters to postmen, a glimpse into the diverse world of 'post'

Background imagePost Collection: Fitzalan Square, Sheffield showing (left) General Post Office, Bakers Hill; (centre)

Fitzalan Square, Sheffield showing (left) General Post Office, Bakers Hill; (centre)
Sheffield City Archives co Media Storehouse Buildings and streets

Background imagePost Collection: Coast road from Bougie to Djidjelli, Algeria, North Africa

Coast road from Bougie to Djidjelli, Algeria, North Africa
Coast road from Bougie (Bugia, Bejaia) to Djidjelli (Jijel), Algeria, North Africa, with people on a post bus at the rock arch tunnel. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePost Collection: Saint Sebastian, 1474. Artist: Sandro Botticelli

Saint Sebastian, 1474. Artist: Sandro Botticelli
Saint Sebastian, 1474. Found in the collection of the Staatliche Museen, Berlin

Background imagePost 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 imagePost Collection: The Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps. The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) was formed in 1993, by the union of the following British Army corps: Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Background imagePost Collection: The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman

The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman
Humorous illustration by H.M. Bateman showing a reversal of roles. A group of jockeys in different coloured silks sprint for the finishing post while excitable horses in the stands cheer on the winner

Background imagePost Collection: Metropolitan Police recruitment poster

Metropolitan Police recruitment poster
A Metropolitan Police recruitment poster, asking for ex-servicemen to apply. There are several hundred vacancies to fill

Background imagePost Collection: Barn Owl - Sitting on post Northumberland, England

Barn Owl - Sitting on post Northumberland, England
USH-1606 Barn Owl - Sitting on post Northumberland, England Tyto alba Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePost Collection: Label, Hotel Post, St Anton am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria

Label, Hotel Post, St Anton am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria
Luggage label from the Hotel Post, St Anton am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria. Date: 20th century

Background imagePost Collection: Above the Black Sea by Leonov

Above the Black Sea by Leonov
" Above the Black Sea" by Alexei Leonov, Soviet cosmonaut and science fiction artist

Background imagePost Collection: Sixth Column Strategy

Sixth Column Strategy
Stout patriots dislodge an enemy machine gun post from the dome of St. Pauls using the usual Heath Robinson cunning! Please note

Background imagePost Collection: Postman on Pennyfarthing

Postman on Pennyfarthing
A postman on a penny farthing delivers a parcel to a woman dressed in a long coat with fur trim

Background imagePost Collection: Poster, The Vegetabull

Poster, The Vegetabull, a vegetable dish made with dried eggs or household milk is as good as a joint (post-WW2 rationing was still going on at this time). 1947

Background imagePost Collection: Easter Rising commerated, 1932

Easter Rising commerated, 1932
Five battalions of the Irish Republican Army marching passed the General Post Office in Dublin on Easter Sunday, 1932, to commerate the Easter Rising of 1916

Background imagePost Collection: Post Office Tower

Post Office Tower
Post Office (British Telecom) Tower, photographed from the corner of Windmill Street, central London

Background imagePost Collection: Advert / Exhib Pre-Raphael

Advert / Exhib Pre-Raphael
Show of Pre-Raphaelite art at the Goupil Gallery, London : but the style of the poster is post-pre-Raphaelite even while paying homage to the pre- Raphaelite subject-matter

Background imagePost Collection: Starting Post, Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA

Starting Post, Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA
Jockeys and their horses, including War Admiral, approaching the Starting Post, Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA. Date: 1939

Background imagePost Collection: WEST VIRGINIA: COAL MINE. The next trip. Coal miners sitting in a mining car

WEST VIRGINIA: COAL MINE. The next trip. Coal miners sitting in a mining car, ready to go into the mine shaft at Maidsville, West Virginia. Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott, September 1938

Background imagePost Collection: Haymarket, Sheffield, 1937

Haymarket, Sheffield, 1937
Elevated view of Haymarket looking towards Fitzalan Square and General Post Office. Norfolk Market Hall, left, No 32, Castle Street, Arthur Davy and Sons Ltd, Provision Merchants

Background imagePost Collection: Picture No. 10884320

Picture No. 10884320
Common Buzzard - resting perched on post (Buteo buteo) Date:

Background imagePost Collection: New Paddington Fire Station, West London

New Paddington Fire Station, West London

Background imagePost Collection: A summer sunset at Brancaster, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, Europe

A summer sunset at Brancaster, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePost Collection: Maps / Australia Post-1876

Maps / Australia Post-1876
Map of Australia with names of Counties

Background imagePost Collection: Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March?

Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March?
Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March 1946: From left: Flt Lt P. Wigley DFC, Sqn Ldr W.J.G. Morgan DFC, Lt Cdr Jeffrey K. Quill AFC, Chief Test Pilot; Flt Lt Leslie R

Background imagePost Collection: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
One of eighteen photographs of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, mostly passing out parades, 1943-1968. Includes visit by Marshal Alphonse Juin

Background imagePost Collection: Blythe House - Post Office Savings Bank, West Kensington

Blythe House - Post Office Savings Bank, West Kensington
Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington - originally built as the headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank (as shown on this card)

Background imagePost Collection: Dublin / O connell Street

Dublin / O connell Street
The famous thoroughfare of O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland, with the Post Office on the left and Nelsons Column in the centre. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePost Collection: The Derby 1923 by Cecil Aldin

The Derby 1923 by Cecil Aldin
Leaving the post at the start of the Derby of 1923, a race famously won by Papyrus, owned by Mr B. Irish and ridden by Steve Donoghue

Background imagePost Collection: Building of a prefabricated houses in 3 hours 1945

Building of a prefabricated houses in 3 hours 1945
During the Second World War many houses were destroyed, due to this, prefabricated houses (prefabs) were built, quickly and cheaply providing quality housing with all the amenities, central heating

Background imagePost Collection: The Yellow House at Arles

The Yellow House at Arles
GOGH, Vincent van (1853-1890). The Yellow House at Arles. Post-Impressionism. Oil on canvas

Background imagePost Collection: BUSN2A-00012

BUSN2A-00012
Native Americans exchanging furs for goods at a Hudson Bay Company post. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut of a Frederic Remington illustration

Background imagePost Collection: Tawny Owl - on post at sunset - Bedfordshire UK 008115

Tawny Owl - on post at sunset - Bedfordshire UK 008115
BB-1935 Tawny Owl - on post at sunset Bedfordshire UK Strix aluco Brian Bevan Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imagePost Collection: Postman in the Snow

Postman in the Snow
This stalwart postman does his duty and delivers the post rain or shine, or in this case, thick winter snow. No chance of exceeding the 30 mile per hour speed limit!

Background imagePost Collection: Birmingham Bull Ring

Birmingham Bull Ring
The old Bull Ring Centre, a notorious symbol of post World War Two modernism, now demolished. Completed in 1964; Britains first multi-storey fully enclosed shopping centre

Background imagePost Collection: Grand National 1978, LUCIUS No9 and Bob Davies wins from SEBASTIAN V No23 R Lamb

Grand National 1978, LUCIUS No9 and Bob Davies wins from SEBASTIAN V No23 R Lamb and DRUMROAN No24 G Newman, Aintree, Liverpool, Saturday 1st April 1978

Background imagePost Collection: Windmill Hill, Ballyholme

Windmill Hill, Ballyholme - a street scene with the post office on the right (with assembled people) and the windmill to the distance. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Bangor)

Background imagePost Collection: Seven women police officers in netball team

Seven women police officers in netball team
Seven women police officers in the 1954 Met Police netball team, posing with a ball and a netball post. They include Heather Walker, Nora Blacklock, June Barrett and Pat Stacke. Date: 1954

Background imagePost Collection: CEZANNE, Paul (1839-1906). Provence Hills. 1878

CEZANNE, Paul (1839-1906). Provence Hills. 1878. Post-Impressionism. Oil on canvas. SWITZERLAND. Winterthur. Villa Flora - Hahnloser Collection

Background imagePost Collection: LCC-LFB Dual purpose pump escape at Lambeth HQ

LCC-LFB Dual purpose pump escape at Lambeth HQ
A Dennis F7 pump escape at Lambeth HQ, a classic postwar fire engine newly in service in London. It was powered by a 150 bhp 5.7 litre Rolls-Royce engine and served initially at Lambeth Fire Station

Background imagePost Collection: Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex

Whipps Cross Hospital, Essex
Entrance to Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, Essex. Several patients can be see in beds on the open balconies. The hospital was opened in 1903 by the West Ham Union for the sick poor in the area

Background imagePost Collection: A Young Winston Churchill

A Young Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) photographed in 1906 at the age of 32, while he held the post of Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies

Background imagePost Collection: Robin

Robin
JD-13901-c Robin - on post Erithacus rubecula John Daniels Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePost Collection: 1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle

1938 Scott Flying Squirrel motorcycle
1938 Scott Flying Squirrel 500cc twin two stroke motorcycle roadside circa 1938

Background imagePost Collection: Children playing in Milton Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Children playing in Milton Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Children playing in Milton Street in Belfast, Northern Ireland -- some are swinging on ropes round a lamppost, while others are riding in a go-cart. Date: 1969

Background imagePost Collection: Custom House and Post Office, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Custom House and Post Office, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Date: 1905

Background imagePost Collection: Women WW1 Land Army

Women WW1 Land Army
A poster recruiting for the Womens Land Army, showing a land girl feeding a horse and foal. Proclaiming, National Service

Background imagePost Collection: Signpost in Quin, County Clare, Ireland, Europe

Signpost in Quin, County Clare, Ireland, Europe

Background imagePost Collection: SOROLLA, Joaqu�(1863-1923). White Horse. 1909

SOROLLA, Joaqu�(1863-1923). White Horse. 1909
SOROLLA, Joaqu´┐¢(1863-1923). White Horse. 1909. Post-Impressionism. Oil on canvas. SPAIN. Madrid. Sorolla Museum



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"From posters to postmen, a glimpse into the diverse world of 'post'. " "Captivating and informative, vintage posters like 'Night Mail' and 'The Vegetabull' take us back in time. " "Honoring the dedicated service of The Royal Logistic Corps through their iconic poster. " "H. M. Bateman's masterpiece, 'The Favourite Wins, ' captures the excitement of horse racing from another era. " "Joining the ranks: Discover how Metropolitan Police attracted new recruits with their powerful recruitment poster. " "Nature's beauty showcased in Northumberland as a majestic Barn Owl perches on a post. " "'Above the Black Sea' by Leonov - an artistic portrayal that transports us to breathtaking landscapes. " "Feel the adrenaline rush at Saratoga Race Course as horses gallop past the starting post. " "'The Yellow House at Arles': A vibrant painting that immortalizes Van Gogh's beloved residence. " "Experience Tyrol's charm at Hotel Post in St Anton am Arlberg - your perfect Alpine getaway awaits. " "A nostalgic sight: Witness a postman gracefully riding his Pennyfarthing bicycle on his daily rounds. " "New Paddington Fire Station stands tall, ready to protect West London with its state-of-the-art facilities.