Those who knew him will recognize in my third act the allusion to the patent Shorthand in which he used to write postcards
, and which may be acquired from a four and six-penny manual published by the Clarendon Press.
It was this figure that her husband saw when, having reached the polished Sphinx, having entangled himself with a man selling picture postcards
, he turned; the stanza instantly stopped.
As they came south, Helen retreated over the Brenner, and wrote an unsatisfactory postcard
from the shores of the Lake of Garda, saying that her plans were uncertain and had better be ignored.
Mildred sent him a postcard
to announce her safe arrival, and he snatched half an hour every day to write a long letter to her.
You could not get away from hearing of him wherever you were; his portrait was on every other postcard
; his maps and battles in every other illustrated paper; songs in his honour in every other music-hall turn or on every other barrel-organ.
can also bring familytrees to life - perhaps with a view of the school your great-grandfather attended, the village shop your grandmother would have visited, or the place where your parents were married.
signed by a survivor of the Titanic is among the highlights of a special exhibition of rare postcards
- including some featuring the ship's anchor and chains which were made in the Black Country.
without images were first issued by the Post Office in 1870, the pre-printed stamp forming part of the design, but by the 1890s, more and more people were travelling abroad where tourists invariably found the best picture postcards
All the images come from an album of Donald McGill's postcards
, sold by The Canterbury Auction Galleries for PS250.
The World Exists to Be Put on a Postcard
: Artists' Postcards
from 1960 to Now
Summary: Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Apr 16 (ANI): In an innovative step, District Collector (DC) office here in collaboration with India Post has sent out as many as 1 lakh postcards
to the first-time voters across the city, urging them to cast their votes in the Lok Sabha elections.
THOUSANDS of vintage postcards
will delight collectors from across the UK at this weekend's Liverpool Postcard