Postman's Park, London.

Where did 19th century postmen go on their coffee break?

Where did century postmen go on their coffee break?

Cover of the first parcel delivered in the UK by Parcel Post. Sent by Mr F.E. Baines, Inspector General of Mails, who was responsible for organising the new service. (Portfolio Collection)

130 years of the parcel post

Cover of the first parcel delivered in the UK by Parcel Post. Sent by Mr F. Baines, Inspector General of Mails, who was responsible for organising the new service.

A first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses, intercepted by the General Post Office as an obscene publication and now held at the Royal Mail Archive, London.

Ulysses and the detention of libellous mail

A first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses, intercepted by the General Post Office as an obscene publication and now held at the Royal Mail Archive, London.

A tropical leaf which was sent through the post.

Postal Mischief podcast

A collection of thoughts, recollections, obsessions and ideas.

The certifying seal of Sir Francis Freeling, Secretary of the General Post Office from 1793 to 1829.

The certifying seal of Sir Francis Freeling, Secretary of the General Post Office from 1793 to

The iconic K2 telephone kiosk and pillar box, Maida Vale, London.

The iconic telephone kiosk and pillar box, Maida Vale, London.

£2.50 - Greetings card - The 1953 poster 4D: Minimum Foreign Letter Postage Rate by Sidney Alick Knight - available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-4dminimum

£2.50 - Greetings card - The 1953 poster 4D: Minimum Foreign Letter Postage Rate by Sidney Alick Knight - available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-4dminimum

A decorative envelope made for the Paris department store Galeries Lafayette.

Galeries Lafayette is still a grande dame of a department store, but in the it was even grander than that. It was the centre of fashionability. This envelope is from around that period.


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