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Choose from 27 pictures in our Smuggling collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.
The campaign against 'Evil Communications'
Page showing a series of photographs depicting the elaborate work of the postal censorship during WW1 in Britain: the laboratory where suspicius matter is chemically examined, a room where all German cartoon and caricatures intercepted are stored, the repository where all the post is indexed and stacked for detention during the war, various examples of food and other goods intercepted on their way to Germany. Date: 1917
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
The fortified Turkish Island of Ada-Kaleh
The fortified Turkish Island of Ada-Kaleh, now underwater. Situated on the Danube - submerged in 1970 due to the building of a hydro-electric station. Three kilometres from Orsova. Known as a free port and smugglers nest. Controlled by Austria-Hungary and therefore free from taxes/customs for many years. Population 600-1000 inhabitants. Date: circa 1900
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection