Postcard #2: Putney The Heath

Postcard 2 hasn’t been written on. It was very common to collect postcards as souvenirs much as we do today. But it was also very common to send them in an envelope, protecting the integrity of the original item. Maybe a letter would be included. This pretty line drawn sketch of a deserted path along…

Installing at Sunderland Museum

Excellent day at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens today surrounded by friendly and helpful staff and our beautiful northern light flooding the mezzanine. Final Year Undergrad Janine whom you see here helping with the install will make a fine curator one day. She is already efficient and exacting, with important attention to detail and an…

Postcard #1: Hello Dear

Postcard sent from Kent in September 1943 from Martin to his Mother. The picture may be a coloured line drawing or a hand tinted photograph of a Horse Guards’ Parade in London. Please leave a message in the comments if you have expertise in the making of these types of pictorial postcards. We want to…