£2.50 - Greetings card - Postman delivering mail in Wapping in the East End of London, 1935. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-wapping

- Greetings card - Postman delivering mail in Wapping in the East End of…

A postman exchanges mail between a light aircraft and Royal Mail van at Wick, Scotland. The aircraft is delivering air mail from the Shetland Island, 1938. (POST 118/0788) | Find more postal photos on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/people/postalheritage/

A postman exchanges mail between a light aircraft and Royal Mail van at Wick, Scotland. The aircraft is delivering air mail from the Shetland Island. Date: 1938 Finding number: POST

£2.50 - Greetings card - Postman delivering the mail to a Hop Farm in Kent, 1935. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-hopfarm

Postman delivering mail to a large group of hop pickers, Kent, (POST

Mobile telegraph machine, used at the front during World War I. (POST 56/6)

Remembering the First World War in Hampshire

Mobile telegraph machine, used at the front during World War I.

Postman on horseback near Withypool, Somerset, 1938.

GPO Britain in pictures

Daleks try to board the Sittingbourne postbus, 1970s.

Daleks try to board the Sittingbourne postbus,

A photo from the Royal Mail Archive - a postman stands beside a cannon at Edinburgh Castle, 1934.

A photo from the Royal Mail Archive - a postman stands beside a cannon at Edinburgh Castle,

£2.50 - Greetings card - Telegram messenger delivery boys on BSA Motorcycles, 1933. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-messengers

£2.50 - Greetings card - Telegram messenger delivery boys on BSA Motorcycles, 1933. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-messengers

Floating Post Office at Liverpool Docks, 1934. Part of a set of four postcards based on images from our archive illustrating the theme of delivering the mail by sea. £2.50 for four postcards.

Floating Post Office at Liverpool Docks, Part of a set of four postcards based on images from our archive illustrating the theme of delivering the mail by sea.

£2.50 - Greetings card - The Post Office in Shipbourne Road, 1935. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-shipbourneroad

£2.50 - Greetings card - The Post Office in Shipbourne Road, 1935. Available from http://www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/greetings-shipbourneroad

Uploading Icelandic mails from a mail boat at Leith docks, 1934. Part of a set of four postcards based on images from our archive illustrating the theme of delivering the mail by sea. £2.50 for four postcards.

Uploading Icelandic mails from a mail boat at Leith docks, Part of a set of four postcards based on images from our archive illustrating the theme of delivering the mail by sea. for four postcards.

A photo from the Royal Mail Archive - Postman on mountain road near Derwent Water.

A photo from the Royal Mail Archive - Postman on mountain road near Derwent Water.

Polruan – postman standing at quayside. (POST 118/250) Find out more about our photography collections at our gallery talk on Thursday 7 June 2012: http://bit.ly/N2UJCS

The BPMA photography collection

A new exhibition documents the curious journeys and surprising stories behind the Royal Mail.

Postman on mountain road near Derwent Water. Postman in foreground, and a panorama of Derwent water and surrounding hills in the background. (POST118/1216)

A photo from the Royal Mail Archive - Postman on mountain road near Derwent Water.

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