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Postmen Collection

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman on Pennyfarthing

Postman on Pennyfarthing
A postman on a penny farthing delivers a parcel to a woman dressed in a long coat with fur trim

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman in the Snow

Postman in the Snow
This stalwart postman does his duty and delivers the post rain or shine, or in this case, thick winter snow. No chance of exceeding the 30 mile per hour speed limit!

Background imagePostmen Collection: A postman in the Scottish Highlands

A postman in the Scottish Highlands
A postman delivers a letter on foot in the Scottish Highlands

Background imagePostmen Collection: Iranian Postman

Iranian Postman
An Iranian postman in western uniform delivers mail to a shopkeeper in traditional costume. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Irish Postman 1930S

Irish Postman 1930S
A country postman in Ireland delivers a postcard to a lucky boy

Background imagePostmen Collection: Penny Post Jubilee card - Sir Rowland Hill - 1890

Penny Post Jubilee card - Sir Rowland Hill - 1890
A Penny Post Jubilee card, issued in 1890 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years, 1840 - 1890) of the Penny Post. The card features a postman from 1840 and one from 1890

Background imagePostmen Collection: WW2 birthday card, Postman with black kittens

WW2 birthday card, Postman with black kittens
Birthday card, Postman with black kittens, and a reference to blackout regulations. circa 1940s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman with Parcel

Postman with Parcel
A postman with a post-van delivers a parcel to a house in a suburban street, where the children rush out to take it from him. But where is the dog which should be biting him

Background imagePostmen Collection: Esperanto Stamp

Esperanto Stamp
A stamp encouraging postmen to learn Esperanto - the International Helplanguage

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman in Thailand

Postman in Thailand
The Thai postman uses an elephant, carrying a flag with the sacred white elephant symbol as a sign of authority

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman Knocks on Door

Postman Knocks on Door
THE POSTMANs KNOCK

Background imagePostmen Collection: S Teerwood. The mail van

S Teerwood. The mail van
A red mail van stops at a remote village in the Scottish Highlands to collect and deliver post

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postmen of the nations

Postmen of the nations
Photographic montage showing postmen from around the world, dubbed by the ILN as the hardest-worked men in the world at Christmas

Background imagePostmen Collection: English Rural Postman

English Rural Postman
An English rural postman collects the mail from a letter-box

Background imagePostmen Collection: Irish Contry Postman

Irish Contry Postman
Irish country postman delivering the mail

Background imagePostmen Collection: Rural Postboy

Rural Postboy
The Post Boy

Background imagePostmen Collection: Danish Postman

Danish Postman
A Danish postman is glad to be offered refreshment as he stops for a moment on his rounds

Background imagePostmen Collection: British Postman in Snow

British Postman in Snow
Snow does not deter this country postman making his deliveries with a horse- carriage

Background imagePostmen Collection: Posting Letter into Sack

Posting Letter into Sack
A woman posts her letter into a postmans sack which he carries around with him

Background imagePostmen Collection: Trinidad Postman

Trinidad Postman
A postman in the (then) British colony of Trinidad is offered a pineapple by a grateful recipient of mail

Background imagePostmen Collection: Military Postman

Military Postman
A military postman for the British army collecting post from a mail box on an army camp site

Background imagePostmen Collection: Morning Delivery

Morning Delivery
The morning delivery

Background imagePostmen Collection: Country Postman

Country Postman
An English country postman with a letter for the daughter of the house which she d rather Mama didn t see

Background imagePostmen Collection: Hebrides Delivering the post to an island in the 1940s

Hebrides Delivering the post to an island in the 1940s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Cotswolds postman delivering parcel, 1938

Cotswolds postman delivering parcel, 1938
Cotwolds postman delivering a parcel to a woman over a cottage gate in 1938. He is riding a pony and has parcels of a variety of shapes to deliver, including a dead unplucked goose. Date: 1938

Background imagePostmen Collection: MEXICAN POSTMAN

MEXICAN POSTMAN
The Mexican postman needs a fast horse, for he may encounter bandits who will try to lassoo him, steal the mail and probably leave him dead. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: John Drummond of Callander, Britains smallest postman

John Drummond of Callander, Britains smallest postman. He was 4 feet 7.5 inches tall. 1935

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman and pensions agent, Oklahoma, USA

Postman and pensions agent, Oklahoma, USA
Postman and pensions agent, Carnegie, Oklahoma, USA, with hat badge RFD (Rural Free Delivery). Date: circa early 1910s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Advert, Salmon & Gluckstein Ltd, The Post in Persia

Advert, Salmon & Gluckstein Ltd, The Post in Persia
Advert, Salmon & Gluckstein Ltd (cigarette company), The Post in Persia. circa 1900s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman with trumpet, horse and cart

Postman with trumpet, horse and cart. 19th century

Background imagePostmen Collection: Early Victorian General Postman

Early Victorian General Postman. 19th century

Background imagePostmen Collection: Robins with a cart on a German New Year postcard

Robins with a cart on a German New Year postcard
Robins with a postal cart full of letters on a German New Year postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Angel delivering presents on a Christmas postcard

Angel delivering presents on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman delivering flowers on a Victorian greetings card

Postman delivering flowers on a Victorian greetings card
Postman delivering flowers on a three-dimensional Victorian greetings card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePostmen Collection: Read it to Me but don t listen

Read it to Me but don t listen

Background imagePostmen Collection: Come rain or shine, or snow... this dedicated English postman delivers letters in

Come rain or shine, or snow... this dedicated English postman delivers letters in the village. Date: 1960s

Background imagePostmen Collection: DEVON POSTMAN 1938

DEVON POSTMAN 1938
At Hartland Quay, Devon, at 16 miles (the furthest in England) from the nearest railway station, the postman delivers the afternoon, and only daily mail. Date: 1938

Background imagePostmen Collection: SWISS POSTMAN ON SKIS

SWISS POSTMAN ON SKIS
When winter comes, Swiss rural postman in the Alpine districts take to their skis. Date: 1911

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman of Venezuela

Postman of Venezuela
The postman of Venezuela carries his mail bag under his cape as he walks barefoot from house to house Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman of Montenegro

Postman of Montenegro
A postman of Montenegro brings a letter to a housewife as she sits at her spinning wheel. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Transvaal Postman

Transvaal Postman
A postman rides his horse urgently across the veldt, uncertain whether strangers are friend or foe. Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Romanian Policeman

Romanian Policeman
The Romanian policeman delivers his mail by bicycle Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Norwegian Postman

Norwegian Postman
Neither snow, ice, hail nor trolls discourage the Norwegian postman as he skis oer fjell and fjord Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Postman of Natal

Postman of Natal
A native postman delivers mail to a British officer serving in Natal Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Javanese Postman

Javanese Postman
A Javanese postman travels from village to village on horseback Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: German Postman - circa 1909

German Postman - circa 1909
The German postman hands a sealed letter to the son of the house while his mother watches. Date: circa 1909

Background imagePostmen Collection: Vietnamese Postman

Vietnamese Postman
In French Indo-China, the postman delivers mails on horseback from village to village Date: circa 1900

Background imagePostmen Collection: Indian Postman

Indian Postman
An Indian postman delivers mail personally to a high- ranking recipient, attended by a servant with a fly-swat. Date: circa 1900



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