Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Category Archives: New 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

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling Reproduction (Pt 2)

Hi Craig – Hope all goes well up North. check out this story – guy paints Sistine Chapel ceiling in Goring! x Ann W The Sistine Chapel Ceiling Reproduction | … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cartel Land / Diary of a Teenage Girl

A double-whammy of new cinema postcards which I picked up at the new Picturehouse Central on Sunday. The cinema is still one of the fertile places to pick up new … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

1984

  It has been a good week for literary deltiological finds: after picking up the new Go Set A Watchman ad postcards earlier in the week I came across this … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Postcard Sketchbook

In recent years I’ve been buoyed by the growth in the availability of new postcards which has contradicted the apparent dip in the medium’s use since the end of the … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Villagers

Last night I went to see Villagers live at the Barbican in London. Conor O’Brien and his band have been on my horizons for  a few years now and I … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A fantastic advertising postcard which I picked up recently at the BFI Southbank (currently hosting a detailed sci-fi retrospective) this has been produced to coincide with the recent cinema re-release … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hockney

A Bigger Splash (1967) Three Trees Near Thixendale (2008) Beverly Hills Housewife (1966) This week has seen a bumper crop of postcards picked up when I’ve been out and about … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Garden Bridge

Postcards of London landmarks are ten-a-penny (or, these days more likely ten-a-pound) and even for a city as vast and eclectic as London is, the selection from most tourist hotspots … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

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