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Love tokens from the Front

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Standing knee deep in mud, deprived of sleep and waiting for the next whistle to go over the top are images we recognise as being part of life in the trenches, but what our fathers’ fathers endured in the Great War, we cannot imagine. That was two generations ago. I wanted to bring to this […]

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Tags: Ephemera · Militaria · Postcards

Postcards with plenty of sauce

July 26th, 2007 · No Comments

&Britain was at war and we stood alone against the might of Nazi Germany. Food and petrol were rationed and laughs were in short supply … unless you were on the receiving end of a saucy seaside postcard like the ones pictured here. And in the 60-odd years since they were printed, their humour is […]

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Tags: Ephemera · Postcards

Postcards that keep us in the picture

April 17th, 2005 · 1 Comment

These are tumultuous times. In the space of a few days we have buried a Pope, Brtitain’s future King (and Queen?) have married, thousands of car workers face losing their jobs and we are in the midst of a general election campaign which has all the acrimony of a chimpanzees’ tea party. We know all […]

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Tags: Angelo Asti · Ephemera · Postcards