Picture Postcards


SKU: 2111P24


Unique: Two postcards:

  1. 21 September 1947 to Miss Lorna Downie, at Owthorne Walk, Withernsea, then redirected to Hull High School, Trinity Croft near Anlaby, Yorkshire:

“Dearest Lorna  –  Thank you so much for yours from Skye: am so glad you are all enjoying your holiday  –  I haven’t your addess here but think you’ll be home now  –  We, Elsie, Miss Layne & self are having a delightful time  –  what marvellous weather!  We have had most enjoyable drives, this home of my neices has Oliver’s Mount in foreground, we drove to the top the other day  –  What a View of the two bays! have just written James, who is I suppose in Keswick, am sending it to Mr. N. S. in Hove to be forwarded  –  Expect you’ll be at School in a day or two  –  Cheerio, Love from Grannie Hunter [?]” Postmarks Scarborough and Withernsea;  twopenny orange George VI stamp The picture is a painting of The Hunt House Road, Goathland

2. 21 August 1949: Postcard to Miss L. Downie, [erased: 1, Owthorne Walk, Withernsea] Summer School of Italian, Magdalen College, Oxford

‘Heversham  Sunday.  (Here for 10 days)   Thanks for your card. Glad you have enjoyed the camping. Am looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, 6th Sept. Later on will you let me know what bus to catch. The name of the house is YENTON. You were right! Love, Margaret’  Postmark Withernsea; Twopenny orange George VI stamp. Picture of Keswick and Derwentwater.