vintage and contemporary postcards and stamps from around the world

14 August 2014

imperial tower

Dexter Color

Point Clark Lighthouse south of Kincardine Ontario
Built in 1859, it is now preserved as a National Historic site. The stone tower is 85 feet tall and is one of six very tall tapering lighthouses dotting the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay shores. All of similar design they are known as the "imperial towers"

12 August 2014

motor lodge

sent Feb 13, 1960 Fort Myers Fla to Rockford Ill

Driftwood Motor Lodge and Howard Johnson's Restaurant
Air-conditioned, Steam Heat, Television in Every Room
Excellent Appointments - Swimming Pools - Shuffleboard - Putting Green - Tropical Landscaping - Close to Golf Course, Theatres - Fishing Parties Arranged - Near Edison Estate - Designed by Rufus Nims

We only moved 15 miles today. The stay on the island was wonderful. All kinds of shells. June went swimming three times. It was hot here 84º above. On our way to Key West now.
Love, Daddy

11 August 2014

big goose

unsent, circa 1965
The famous 'GOOSE' at Wawa, Ontario. Wawa is the Indian name for goose. This goose was made of steel produced at the Algoma Mines in Wawa, 140 miles north of Sault Ste Marie.

10 August 2014

Shakespearean Theatre

Utah Shakespearean Festival
Cedar City, Utah
Adams Memorial Shakespearean Theatre, crown jewel of the Utah Shakespearean  Festival provides setting for three Shakespearean plays chosen each summer to portray the wit and wisdom of William Shakespeare. Tours, seminars, orientations and exhibits round out the annual  season on the campus of Southern Utah State College, Cedar City, Utah

09 August 2014

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03 August 2014


Genuine Natural Color by Dexter Press, West Nyack N.Y.

02 August 2014


sent July 11, 1954 London to Lowell, Massachusetts (Burrows Travel Agency)
Piccadilly Circus is one of London's busiest centres, and is at the junction of several important streets. The Statue of Eros is seen at the centre of this picture.

Dear Beverly 
Having a swell time taking in the sights of London, Ken and Sany

01 August 2014

Thousand Islands

sent July 9, 1954 Gananoque to Toronto

Having a lovely trip. Taking life easy. See you soon, Dot & Fred