Do you know Alice Berry?

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This postcard is one of a group i bought at a bootfair simply because i loved the photo. It is not postally used but simply has the name Alice Berry written on front and back of the card. I’m no expert on period clothes and without a rough date to go by, searching for her […]

These postcards are going home

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I bought these three postcards many years ago now because I love collecting postcards that are written on and especially if they are part of a collection which has all been sent to or by the same family. Today i saw a thread on Twitter where two lovely people I follow were discussing some postcards […]

Postcards of Edward VII 1901 – 1910

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A couple of postcards of King Edward VII that I acquired recently. This for me is what a King should look like. Regal and very impressive. The first one has a lovely message on the back. This card was sent to a Miss Coles, c/o Mrs Buxton in Surrey.ย  I love the part of the […]

Edwardian postcard – The Lovers Seat, Hastings, Sussex

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I recently bought this postcard to add to my ever growing Edwardian postcard collection because of the amusing message on the back and the intriguing picture on the front. All those prim and proper ladies! When it arrived I felt drawn to investigate the writer and subject matter further. The writer, Harold describes the ladies […]

Friday Smiles – week 263

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Morning all, its a lovely early spring morning here with blue skies and sunshine but more snow is forecast for Saturday and Sunday here!ย  Its only meant to stay briefly though so i don’t mind that. It great to be able to join in with Annie’s Friday Smiles again and I have a couple of […]