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Background imageMeaning Collection: The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers. One writes ones name under the flower whos sentiment you wish to express to the cards recipient. Date: circa 1908

Background imageMeaning Collection: East View of Old Sarum

East View of Old Sarum
East view of the ancient city and castle of Old Sarum, above Salisbury Plain. The Celts referred to it as Sorviadum meaning the fortress by the gentle river (the River Avon)

Background imageMeaning Collection: Very Well Meant by H. M. Bateman

Very Well Meant by H. M. Bateman
A well-meaning tourist offers a carrot to the horse of a Guard standing in its traditional sentry post in Whitehall, London, much to the horses astonishment. Not the done thing

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Flowers in the park Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Flowers in the park Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Men walk past shop window Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Men walk past shop window Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, woman at the races with bookie, placing a bet both ways Date

Comic postcard, woman at the races with bookie, placing a bet both ways Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, accident with bacon slicer Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, accident with bacon slicer Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Couple riding tandem on a country lane

Comic postcard, Couple riding tandem on a country lane Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Plump woman riding a donkey on the beach Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plump woman riding a donkey on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Young couple in a pub Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Young couple in a pub Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Vegetable love, The Allotment Love Letter Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Woman travelling in Paris - a helpful Frenchman Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman travelling in Paris - a helpful Frenchman Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Deaf old man misunderstands pretty young woman Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Deaf old man misunderstands pretty young woman Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Engaged couple chatting Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Engaged couple chatting Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Doctor, nurse and patient - rising temperature Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Husband, wife and mother-in-law Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Husband, wife and mother-in-law Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Temperance speaker and audience

Comic postcard, Temperance speaker and audience Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Two young women in bedroom Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two young women in bedroom Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Plump woman and minstrel at the seaside Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plump woman and minstrel at the seaside Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Large woman paddling in the sea Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Large woman paddling in the sea Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Chauffeur and seaside landlady

Comic postcard, Chauffeur and seaside landlady Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, From a gay dog

Comic postcard, From a gay dog Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Plump couple in the sea

Comic postcard, Plump couple in the sea - having a spanking time Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Two young women in bedroom

Comic postcard, Two young women in bedroom Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia

Letter written by Ida Stanton on board RMS Carpathia
Handwritten letter written on board RMS Carpathia dated 15 August 1912 with original Cunard envelope. Dear Papa and boys... we were delayed by boarding a large cargoe (sic) of spaghetti

Background imageMeaning Collection: Georgian cartoon, conversation at a turnstile

Georgian cartoon, conversation at a turnstile - Will you allow us to get by you, Sir? Date: circa 1820s

Background imageMeaning Collection: Coronation morning, Westminster Abbey, London

Coronation morning, Westminster Abbey, London
Westminster Abbey, London, on Coronation Morning, 12 May 1937 - King George VI and Queen Elizabeth - showing the Coronation Chair, the Chair of State, the Throne of Homage

Background imageMeaning Collection: Coronation of George IV, Westminster Abbey, London

Coronation of George IV, Westminster Abbey, London
The Moment of Recognition, Coronation of King George IV at Westminster Abbey, London, 19 July 1821 Date: 1821

Background imageMeaning Collection: Coronation of King Charles II

Coronation of King Charles II, 23 April 1661, Westminster Abbey, London Date: 1661

Background imageMeaning Collection: Japanese Nara Dolls

Japanese Nara Dolls - wooden carved dolls used for decorative purposes at a festival of the Kasuga shrine at the time of Emperor Sutoku in 1137

Background imageMeaning Collection: L'egare II - North Atlantic expedition raft, at Falmouth

L'egare II - North Atlantic expedition raft, at Falmouth
L'egare II, a raft used by a French crew in 1956 to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The expedition, led by Henri Beaudout, departed from Halifax, Nova Scotia, arriving 88 days later at Falmouth

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Three children building sandcastle Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Three children building sandcastle Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Man with ducklings on the beach Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man with ducklings on the beach Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Boy reading Home Doctor book - kidney trouble Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Boy reading Home Doctor book - kidney trouble Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Boy and girl, birds and bees Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Boy and girl, birds and bees Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Plump couple at the seaside - sandy bottom Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Plump couple at the seaside - sandy bottom Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Couple visiting the doctor Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple visiting the doctor Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Two men chatting in a pub - frogs and rats Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Two men chatting in a pub - frogs and rats Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Woman cleaning window Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman cleaning window Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Little boys with dog Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Little boys with dog Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Pigeons flying above racehorses Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Pigeons flying above racehorses Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Comic postcard, Baked beans for dinner again Date: circa 1940s

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Darts match in pub - double top Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Darts match in pub - double top Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Man disturbed by late night party in hotel Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Man disturbed by late night party in hotel Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Two women having breakfast - postcard from the vicar Date

Comic postcard, Two women having breakfast - postcard from the vicar Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Wife, sick husband and doctor Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Wife, sick husband and doctor Date: 20th century

Background imageMeaning Collection: Comic postcard, Woman driver and policeman Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman driver and policeman Date: 20th century



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