Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Category Archives: British Postcards

So long, J Salmon…

News today that Britain’s oldest postcard publishers J Salmon Ltd will be no more. It comes as no surprise but is no less sad for that. The company started up … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Keswick Museum & Art Gallery

A visit to the delightful Keswick Museum and Art Gallery yesterday, on a very wet and windy day, threw up some deltiological delights. As with all museums the gift shop … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

National Media Museum

Hey Craig!  A visit to the NMM on a wet, windy Sunday. The kids had lots of fun running around the mock TV studio and pretending to run with dinosaurs … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment


Dear Craig + minions, Having a lovely time “oop North” Weather is glorious. Miss you all Lots of love fondness. Clint  – – – – – – – – – Another … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 3 Comments

Caerlaverock Castle

Caerlaverock Castle, near Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland Published by Stirling Gallery Publications and Historic Scotland / Printed in Scotland / Photo by Kathy Collins / SW/13-804 Postmarked Cumbria, Dumfries … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alnwick Castle

The Chapel Keep | Alnwick Castle | Northumberland Northumbrian Postcards Photographed and Published by Michael Goonan / Scenic Photos series Received on 6th July 2015, from The Willises – – … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beamish: Bathtime in a Pit Cottage

Bathtime in a Pit Cottage | Beamish Museum Published by Beamish Museum Ltd Postmarked Cumbria, Dumfries & Galloway 19th June, from A, J, I & A visiting Beamish – – … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Greetings from North Norfolk

North Norfolk     Burnham-Overy-Staithe | Sheringham | Wells-next-the-Sea | Cley-next-the-Sea | Hunstanton | Cromer | Blakeney A Salmon Camercolour Post Card / Published by J. Salmon Ltd. / Printed … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Boscastle: The Harbour Light

Boscastle, Cornwall | The Harbour Light, a 400 year old building which was completely destroyed in the flood of 16th August 2004, has been beautifully rebuilt and restored. The original … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Greetings from Walmington-on-Sea

Greetings from Walmington-on-Sea Photography by Maria Schepers, Annie Wright, Andrew Ruff and Jane Bishop / Published by the Dad’s Army Museum, Thetford Postmarked Peterborough Mail Centre and Ipswich 26th May … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 1 Comment