"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." Herodotus
A nice surprise. It still feels good to receive happy filled cards in the mail. Never stop mailing cards and letters. It is one of the sweetest and best ways to pass down.
LilyBean Paperie: honey and sugar...
Halloween Skeleton Love | Atelier Isabey Stamps
~ Antique CRESCENT Letter Scale by Peloisa USA - Highly Collectible - RARE - Early 1900's. Letters, Newspapers, etc. The inventor was Essinton N. Gilfillan, of the Gilfillan Scale & Hardware Co., Chicago, IL. There are quite a number of corroded spots, but this is what gives it the immense charm & appeal ~
early 20th century, mail volume was beginning to overwhelm letter carriers.
Photograph of Postman in uniform, studio pose, c. 1868.
Uniforms Gallery | British Postal Museum & Archive
Cecile Cowdery drew on the envelopes of letters to her husband during WW2: "After my first colorful envelope arrived, Ray let me know it had drawn a lot of attention from the other soldiers. From then on, I dared not let up! I drew those scenes to help him feel special. While other soldiers got “Dear John” letters, my man was assured daily by my sharing of remembered things from back home."
Couple’s wartime correspondence was stamped with love — Reminisce
Arts and Crafts letter rack
Vintage Postage Stamp Earrings: Nederland / Netherlands (Paper Bead Jewelry).