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Online Exhibition Unique photographs of the Tower of London Read time: < 1 minute Read more

Field of Cloth of Gold One of the most amazing political and sporting events ever staged Read time: 2 minutes Read more

25 Year Anniversary Celebrate 25 years of the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Discover the story of the museum's move to Leeds and how our recent community projects. Read time: 2 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:    04 Sep 1904 Sender: Anon Recipient: Mrs Kingston, Courtmacsherry, Co. Cork, Ireland Transcript: Hope you enjoyed your trip. Henry Edward Tidmarsh produced 13 views of the Tower of London for the publishers Cassell & Co Ltd which were reproduced in June 1904’s Cassell’s Magazine. They also formed two of the thirteen six-postcard sets […] Read time: 3 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:     1 SEP 1905 Sender: Alice Mary Recipient: Miss S A Ashworth, 4 Peel Street, Cloughfold Transcript:  Dear Sarah Alice I have landed home all right I hope you enjoy yourself at Blackpool. I shall want to look at your Phots the next time I see you and I hope you have not burn […] Read time: 2 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:  28 AUG 09 Sender: Simeon? Recipient: Mrs J Palmer Fir Cottage, Braisworth[sic], Nr Eye, Suffolk Transcript: London, The Tower of London Dear Friends Am sending a p.card with one of the building often open to the public don’t you think it looks rather an interesting place, have been through it myself more than […] Read time: 3 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:    19 AUG 1954 Sender: Margret Recipient: Mr Jack Gallagher, 5 Hampshire Way, South Shields. Transcript: Dear Jack! We arrived very good in London.  We stay now in Croyden [sic].  It is very nice in London.  Today we have been by the Tower Bridge and I have visite [sic] penpal in Catford. Now I […] Read time: 3 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:  12 AUG 1924 Sender: Vinnie (?) Recipient: Mrs C Robinson 33, Landsdowne Street, Burnley, Lanc. Transcript: Having a lovely time.  Just off to Wembley for the day.  Went to see G Robey in “Leap Year” last night was very good. We leave for Eastbourne Wed. or Thursday. Best Love Jennie It seems more […] Read time: 3 minutes Read more

Our Collection Date Sent:    08 AUG 1957 Sender:  Jean Recipient: Mrs P Anderson Northtown, Tumlin[sic], Bixter, Shetland Is Transcript: Having a nice time here & we’ve never seen any rain since we came. We have been up in the city to-day having a look at the shops & have been invite out to see television to-night. Last […] Read time: 3 minutes Read more

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