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Meeting of the Waters, Lynmouth, Devon, c.1930 - Tuck's Postcard

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

The Bridge, Hammersmith, London, 1905 - Empire Series Postcard

The River, Tintern, Monmouthshire, c.1940s - Frith's Postcard

Christina Street, Sarnia, Ontario, c.1910 - Heliotype Co Postcard | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Postcards for sale

#raphaeltuck hashtag on Twitter

Christina Street, Sarnia, Ontario, c.1910 - Heliotype Co Postcard

Suspension Bridge, First Canyon, Capilano, British Columbia, c.1920s - Gowen Sutton RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Suspension bridge, Canada, Vintage postcards

The classic Amos L. Hardy photograph of the village of Grand Pré taken by the Kentville photographer in the 1900s.

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Of course, the old corner house is now gone, replaced by a bungalow, and it was not Acadian, but was built by the New England Planters who arrived soon ...

View from Wyndcliff, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, c.1930 - Photochrom Postcard

Picture Postcard: Ladram Bay, Devon

Kentville, Nova Scotia, the shiretown of Kings County. Not a place I have any affinity for, having never lived there, but it is where one daughter was born, ...

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... Devon, 1947 - Tuck's Postcard | For sale on Delcampe ...

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Suspension Bridge, First Canyon, Capilano, British Columbia, c.1920s - Gowen Sutton RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Suspension bridge, Canada, Vintage postcards

Le Littoral Méditerranéen, Saint-Tropez, Var, c.1960s - SEF Photo CPSM | Postcards For Sale | Postcards for sale, Saint tropez, Saints

I can remember when they ripped out the lawns. garden and driveway of the Cornwallis Inn by digging down to create a parking lot. Ugliness run amok.

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

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Vista Parcial, Place de Espanya, Banyoles, Catalunya, c.1960s - Alsius

L'Oumer-Rebia et les Remparts d'Azemmour, c.1920s -

THURLESTONE SANDS Bigbury Bay Devon Vintage 1960's Postcard 526D

Lynmouth Harbour.postcard

Loch Long & Loch Goil at Ardkinglas, Argyllshire, 1927 - Valentine's Postcard

You will notice that I have discreetly incorporated my own watermark into each image, in this case, "Sheppard Collection". I have put tremendous effort into ...

Devon Postcard - The Sea Front - Seaton - Ref 5221A

To Wish You A Bright And Happy New Year, c.1910 - Tuck's Postcard

In some ways, many of the rural roads in Nova Scotia don't really look much different than they did decades ago. Apart from pavement, and lately, ...

I can remember when they ripped out the lawns. garden and driveway of the Cornwallis Inn by digging down to create a parking lot. Ugliness run amok.

A postcard address on another card is addressed "Near Witney, Leafield."

Here is another image from the National Park from its early days. Such images are most meaningful to people who have visited the Park and appreciate a ...

It is also where I held the reception for my daughter's wedding reception, twelve years ago this month!

This image, taken from the Wolfville Lighthouse, burned down in the early 1970s, shows the early Skoda Factory on the waterfront. It burned in 1931.

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

For those who are too young to remember, this was the once proud Wolfville Post Office, which stood directly in front of where the current Post Office now ...

POSTCARD Collection: Wolfville

Taken from Teignmouth of Shaldon and Ness Cove. Devon Life, Devon Coast, Michael

Babbacombe Beach, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU Devon Beach, Torquay Devon, South Devon

Postcard Rp Devon Lynton - Royal Castle Hotel 500Ft Above Sea Level

Devon postcard - Clovelly, Hobby Drive (A2622)

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...

Devon Postcard - View of Seaton RR4761

Bathing Cove in Dawlish South Devon, Train Journey, Uk Holidays, Dartmoor, Beautiful

Frith postcard- Hayes Barton porch -Budleigh Salterton Devon - Sir Walter Ralegh

Another category of songs--and thus Bamforth postcards--was NOSTALGIA--as in this set of the love between a grandfather and his grand-daughter as they both ...

Totnes, Devon - Multiview Postcard

Albeit a bit tattered, this postcard represents an important area. North of Grand Pré, across the water from Cape Blomidon on the edge of the muddy tidal ...

Postcards began to use actual photographs, often of buildings, historical or otherwise, usually lithographed in black & white, such as the one above, ...

Today, the wharf at White Water is long gone, the mill is gone, the farm is gone, replaced by the parking lot at the entrance to the Cape Blomidon ...

... boys like me to play in the 1950s and early 1960s (and earlier). It was here that we sailed our homemade boats and skated in the winter.

Another category of songs--and thus Bamforth postcards--was NOSTALGIA--as in this set of the love between a grandfather and his grand-daughter as they both ...

The Wolfville Duck Pond was a place for young boys like me to play in the 1950s and early 1960s (and earlier). It was here that we sailed our homemade boats ...

The view of the College Hall, from before 1906. It was built immediately after the burning of the First College Hall in 1877.

Postcard Torquay Harbour, Devon. Posted 1975

An earlier, undated postcard (below) was written by her future husband, but hand-delivered on a visit to her in PEI, presumably in 1905, shortly before they ...

Bickleigh Bridge, Devon - Women's Institute Postcard

Devon Postcard - Lustleigh, Cleave Hotel DP720

Although the Town of Wolfville, earlier called Mud Creek, existed before Acadia College and University, it is obvious that the town has depended on the ...

Unfortunately, even though all the postcards are intact in a page postcard album, the quality of the album's paper and binding was poor, and the book has ...

This photograph by Edson Graham captures the common enough fate of wooden buildings heated by stoves. Horton Academy Residence burned in 1915, the students ...

This is a poor quality photograph printed as a postcard. This is my only postcard from the small ...

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...

In the HEARTBREAK category we meet lovers who are saddened by being apart, sentimentality being common in popular songs of the era.

The company was founded in 1843 and began producing Christmas cards before postcards came along. The Woodbury Series "consisted ...

World War I ended the dominance of German postcard production as their factories and printing presses were destroyed in the War.

The card is given a title, "The Barons Feast [sic]" and is considered to be artist signed, " -- Cotts'" who presumably did the adaptation.

Two views of the Kentville (Kings County) Courthouse, now the Courthouse Museum. In the 1960s, my father's office as Secretary-Treasurer of the Kings County ...

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Devon Postcard - Views of Clovelly RR4759

Scene from Main Street in Wolfville in the 1920s, looking west. Reproduced in Tom Sheppard's HISTORIC WOLFVILLE on page 17, where he goes into considerable ...

Two other public buildings torn down to make way for modern structures were the original McKay Building, built on Acadia Street (where the playground now ...

So here's a beautiful image of the Memorial Church, taken by my son for Fundy Rocks, which is preparing to publish a series of our own postcards.

Leslie Eaton was born (1877) and raised in Canning, NS, where his father, Stephen W. Eaton, was a farmer/dentist. Blomidon was nearby, and familiar to ...

Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. started producing postcards in 1898, but they produced Christmas cards as early as 1871. However, this card had to have been made ...

Postcards began to use actual photographs, often of buildings, historical or otherwise, usually lithographed in black & white, such as the one above, ...

Rüdesheim is a winemaking town in the Rhine Gorge and thereby part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It lies in the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis district in the ...

The company was founded in 1843 and began producing Christmas cards before postcards came along. The Woodbury Series "consisted ...

Out to sea – Dawlish, Devon Tiverton Devon, Caravan Holiday Parks, Devon Life

The Strand, Topsham Exeter, Devon, EX3 OAX Exeter Devon, Devon And Cornwall

... she will soon return home for their nuptuals in October 1905, immediately after which they will embark to India where Dr. Eaton will join with his ...

Another card, again from B.P. from Wolfville, talks about the new teacher at Wolfville, very likely the Seminary, where Minetta had also taught.

The postcard was produced by E. A. Schwerdtfeger & Co., of Germany, opening in 1894. They had offices in London and New York, but printed in the factory in ...

What strikes one looking at this scene from perhaps 80-100 years ago, is the emptiness of the valley below, especially on this, the Cornwallis side of the ...

The Harold Borden Monument still stands in the town of Canning. Harold Lothrop Borden (1876-1900) was the son of Canada's Minister of Militia and Defense, ...

... scratching a title or identification into the film emulsion. The negative was then used to print a photo on paper with a pre-printed postcard back.

Another Valentine & Sons Publishing Company card, this time out of New York, but still printed in Great Britain. The publisher is identified as A. L. Vidal ...

My only French postcard, made by NOYER in Paris, France. It was a large photo studio supervised by the well known photographer Alfred Noyer.

This is an older German card, from before 1907, with an undivided back, but used as if divided, allowed by US regulations after 1907.

A version of this postcard appears in Tom Sheppard's book, HISTORIC WOLFVILLE, on page 124. He writes, "The Halifax Herald described the Acadia seminary ...

William Golding was born less than 100 miles southward on the same coast as "Castle Rock" a fictional place that featured prominently in Lord of the Flies.

The Northwest Arm was extremely important to my father.

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...

Another promoter of Wolfville postcards was the indomitable Harry How (and his lovely wife, Juanita,) who had one of the old postcards reprinted each year ...

Postcard Ilfracombe, Devon. Aerial View. Unposted

It is a glossy card--unusual--produced by Aristophot, London.

Postcards can be very helpful to those who write family histories.

Note that the message is on the front (recto) which dates the postcard as before the end of 1903 when messages were allowed on the back (verso).

Meeting of the Waters, Lynmouth, Devon, c.1930 - Tuck's Postcard

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

The Bridge, Hammersmith, London, 1905 - Empire Series Postcard

The River, Tintern, Monmouthshire, c.1940s - Frith's Postcard

Christina Street, Sarnia, Ontario, c.1910 - Heliotype Co Postcard | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Postcards for sale

#raphaeltuck hashtag on Twitter

Suspension Bridge, First Canyon, Capilano, British Columbia, c.1920s - Gowen Sutton RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Suspension bridge, Canada, Vintage postcards

The classic Amos L. Hardy photograph of the village of Grand Pré taken by the Kentville photographer in the 1900s.

Christina Street, Sarnia, Ontario, c.1910 - Heliotype Co Postcard

View from Wyndcliff, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, c.1930 - Photochrom Postcard

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Of course, the old corner house is now gone, replaced by a bungalow, and it was not Acadian, but was built by the New England Planters who arrived soon ...

Kentville, Nova Scotia, the shiretown of Kings County. Not a place I have any affinity for, having never lived there, but it is where one daughter was born, ...

... bles/postcards /united-kingdom-scotland/midlothian-edinburgh/d-small-princes-street-edinburgh-midlothian-1905- tucks-oilette-postcard-484605059.html …

... Devon, 1947 - Tuck's Postcard | For sale on Delcampe ...

Suspension Bridge, First Canyon, Capilano, British Columbia, c.1920s - Gowen Sutton RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Suspension bridge, Canada, Vintage postcards

... en_GB/collectables/postcards /united-kingdom-england/sheffield/jotter-sunset-and-smoke-sheffield-yorkshire-c-1910- tucks-oilette-postcard-680988211.html …

Le Littoral Méditerranéen, Saint-Tropez, Var, c.1960s - SEF Photo CPSM | Postcards For Sale | Postcards for sale, Saint tropez, Saints

I can remember when they ripped out the lawns. garden and driveway of the Cornwallis Inn by digging down to create a parking lot. Ugliness run amok.

Picture Postcard: Ladram Bay, Devon

You will notice that I have discreetly incorporated my own watermark into each image, in this case, "Sheppard Collection". I have put tremendous effort into ...

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Vista Parcial, Place de Espanya, Banyoles, Catalunya, c.1960s - Alsius

Old Baldy, from San Gabriel Valley, California, c.1920 - AZO RPPC

L'Oumer-Rebia et les Remparts d'Azemmour, c.1920s -

THURLESTONE SANDS Bigbury Bay Devon Vintage 1960's Postcard 526D

Loch Long & Loch Goil at Ardkinglas, Argyllshire, 1927 - Valentine's Postcard

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

To Wish You A Bright And Happy New Year, c.1910 - Tuck's Postcard

Devon Postcard - The Sea Front - Seaton - Ref 5221A

In some ways, many of the rural roads in Nova Scotia don't really look much different than they did decades ago. Apart from pavement, and lately, ...

Lynmouth Harbour.postcard

A postcard address on another card is addressed "Near Witney, Leafield."

I can remember when they ripped out the lawns. garden and driveway of the Cornwallis Inn by digging down to create a parking lot. Ugliness run amok.

Here is another image from the National Park from its early days. Such images are most meaningful to people who have visited the Park and appreciate a ...

It is also where I held the reception for my daughter's wedding reception, twelve years ago this month!

This image, taken from the Wolfville Lighthouse, burned down in the early 1970s, shows the early Skoda Factory on the waterfront. It burned in 1931.

Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park, Alberta, c.1940 - Byron Harmon RPPC | Postcards For Sale | Pinterest | Jasper, Jasper national park and Postcards for ...

For those who are too young to remember, this was the once proud Wolfville Post Office, which stood directly in front of where the current Post Office now ...

POSTCARD Collection: Wolfville

Taken from Teignmouth of Shaldon and Ness Cove. Devon Life, Devon Coast, Michael

Babbacombe Beach, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LU Devon Beach, Torquay Devon, South Devon

Postcard Ilfracombe, Devon. Aerial View. Unposted

Postcard Rp Devon Lynton - Royal Castle Hotel 500Ft Above Sea Level

Devon postcard - Clovelly, Hobby Drive (A2622)

Devon Postcard - View of Seaton RR4761

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...

Bathing Cove in Dawlish South Devon, Train Journey, Uk Holidays, Dartmoor, Beautiful

Another category of songs--and thus Bamforth postcards--was NOSTALGIA--as in this set of the love between a grandfather and his grand-daughter as they both ...

Frith postcard- Hayes Barton porch -Budleigh Salterton Devon - Sir Walter Ralegh

Albeit a bit tattered, this postcard represents an important area. North of Grand Pré, across the water from Cape Blomidon on the edge of the muddy tidal ...

Totnes, Devon - Multiview Postcard

Postcards began to use actual photographs, often of buildings, historical or otherwise, usually lithographed in black & white, such as the one above, ...

Today, the wharf at White Water is long gone, the mill is gone, the farm is gone, replaced by the parking lot at the entrance to the Cape Blomidon ...

... boys like me to play in the 1950s and early 1960s (and earlier). It was here that we sailed our homemade boats and skated in the winter.

Another category of songs--and thus Bamforth postcards--was NOSTALGIA--as in this set of the love between a grandfather and his grand-daughter as they both ...

The Wolfville Duck Pond was a place for young boys like me to play in the 1950s and early 1960s (and earlier). It was here that we sailed our homemade boats ...

The view of the College Hall, from before 1906. It was built immediately after the burning of the First College Hall in 1877.

Old Baldy, from San Gabriel Valley, California, c.1920 - AZO RPPC | Postcards For Sale in 2018 | Pinterest | San gabriel valley, Gabriel and Postcards for ...

Postcard Torquay Harbour, Devon. Posted 1975

Bickleigh Bridge, Devon - Women's Institute Postcard

An earlier, undated postcard (below) was written by her future husband, but hand-delivered on a visit to her in PEI, presumably in 1905, shortly before they ...

Devon Postcard - Lustleigh, Cleave Hotel DP720

Although the Town of Wolfville, earlier called Mud Creek, existed before Acadia College and University, it is obvious that the town has depended on the ...

This is a poor quality photograph printed as a postcard. This is my only postcard from the small ...

Unfortunately, even though all the postcards are intact in a page postcard album, the quality of the album's paper and binding was poor, and the book has ...

This photograph by Edson Graham captures the common enough fate of wooden buildings heated by stoves. Horton Academy Residence burned in 1915, the students ...

In the HEARTBREAK category we meet lovers who are saddened by being apart, sentimentality being common in popular songs of the era.

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...

The company was founded in 1843 and began producing Christmas cards before postcards came along. The Woodbury Series "consisted ...

World War I ended the dominance of German postcard production as their factories and printing presses were destroyed in the War.

The card is given a title, "The Barons Feast [sic]" and is considered to be artist signed, " -- Cotts'" who presumably did the adaptation.

Two views of the Kentville (Kings County) Courthouse, now the Courthouse Museum. In the 1960s, my father's office as Secretary-Treasurer of the Kings County ...

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Devon Postcard - Views of Clovelly RR4759

Scene from Main Street in Wolfville in the 1920s, looking west. Reproduced in Tom Sheppard's HISTORIC WOLFVILLE on page 17, where he goes into considerable ...

From the Port Williams bridge, looking past the wharf towards Starrs Point and the mouth of the Cornwallis River.

So here's a beautiful image of the Memorial Church, taken by my son for Fundy Rocks, which is preparing to publish a series of our own postcards.

Leslie Eaton was born (1877) and raised in Canning, NS, where his father, Stephen W. Eaton, was a farmer/dentist. Blomidon was nearby, and familiar to ...

Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. started producing postcards in 1898, but they produced Christmas cards as early as 1871. However, this card had to have been made ...

Postcards began to use actual photographs, often of buildings, historical or otherwise, usually lithographed in black & white, such as the one above, ...

Rüdesheim is a winemaking town in the Rhine Gorge and thereby part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It lies in the Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis district in the ...

The company was founded in 1843 and began producing Christmas cards before postcards came along. The Woodbury Series "consisted ...

... she will soon return home for their nuptuals in October 1905, immediately after which they will embark to India where Dr. Eaton will join with his ...

Out to sea – Dawlish, Devon Tiverton Devon, Caravan Holiday Parks, Devon Life

Two other public buildings torn down to make way for modern structures were the original McKay Building, built on Acadia Street (where the playground now ...

The Strand, Topsham Exeter, Devon, EX3 OAX Exeter Devon, Devon And Cornwall

Another card, again from B.P. from Wolfville, talks about the new teacher at Wolfville, very likely the Seminary, where Minetta had also taught.

The postcard was produced by E. A. Schwerdtfeger & Co., of Germany, opening in 1894. They had offices in London and New York, but printed in the factory in ...

What strikes one looking at this scene from perhaps 80-100 years ago, is the emptiness of the valley below, especially on this, the Cornwallis side of the ...

The Harold Borden Monument still stands in the town of Canning. Harold Lothrop Borden (1876-1900) was the son of Canada's Minister of Militia and Defense, ...

Someone in the family collected these Holmfirth "song cards" but this is the only one of a dozen or more that was used.

... scratching a title or identification into the film emulsion. The negative was then used to print a photo on paper with a pre-printed postcard back.

My only French postcard, made by NOYER in Paris, France. It was a large photo studio supervised by the well known photographer Alfred Noyer.

This is an older German card, from before 1907, with an undivided back, but used as if divided, allowed by US regulations after 1907.

Another Valentine & Sons Publishing Company card, this time out of New York, but still printed in Great Britain. The publisher is identified as A. L. Vidal ...

A version of this postcard appears in Tom Sheppard's book, HISTORIC WOLFVILLE, on page 124. He writes, "The Halifax Herald described the Acadia seminary ...

William Golding was born less than 100 miles southward on the same coast as "Castle Rock" a fictional place that featured prominently in Lord of the Flies.

The Northwest Arm was extremely important to my father.

The postcards often featured children, as in this set, in which a young girl telephones Heaven to ease the pain of her grieving father, distraught over the ...