Helen Allingham’s Post Offices

Helen Allingham (1848-1926) was a Victorian artist who had a passion for the English countryside and Surrey cottages in particular. Her watercolors have preserved scores of them for us, a glimpse into another era. Here are three of her postal images:

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The Old Post Office, Brook, Near Witley

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Witley Post Office

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Her Majesty’s Post Office

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