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Posting Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 74 pictures in our Posting collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle Featured Print

First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle

The first airmail letter ever to be delivered is handed to the Postmaster of Windsor, to whom it is addressed, on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle. The aviator Gustav Hamel, who flew from Hendon to Windsor on the very first airmail flight, is standing bareheaded just behind the postman and his bicycle. The Mayor of Windsor, Sir Frederick Dyson, stands smiling in a top hat. The first aerial mail service took place on 9 September 1911 from Hendon Aerodrome to Windsor and back again, and Hamel was the first pilot to arrive. King George V gave permission for the aeroplanes to land in the grounds of Windsor Castle. During September 1911 the Grahame-White company operated an experimental air mail service for two weeks between Hendon and Windsor. As well commemorating the coronation of King George V, and raising money for charity, the event publicised the possibilities of the aeroplane as a means of transport

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Duke of York at the reconstructed G.P.O. at Mount Pleasant Featured Print

Duke of York at the reconstructed G.P.O. at Mount Pleasant

Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI 1895-1952) at the reconstructed G.P.O. at sorting Office at Mount Pleasant, London - November 1934. During his visit, the Duke claimed the invention of mails for his royal ancestor king Edward IV, who delivered dispatched=s by horse relay in 1482. This picture shows the Duke trying his hand at sorting mail and being in receipt of advice from everybody while Postmaster-General Sir Kingsley Wood, smiles. Date: 1934

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

John Hassall Correspondence Art School - the Poster Course Featured Print

John Hassall Correspondence Art School - the Poster Course

A man up a ladder posts a poster; illustration accompanying a section in the John Hassall Correspondence Art School brochure explaining about its poster course. Hassall, a leading illustrator of the early 20th century was best known for his poster designs, including his famous Skegness is SO Bracing poster featuring the Jolly Fisherman. He was known as the Poster King'. Date: c.1920

© Mary Evans Picture Library