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In the Highlands, 1937   First shown in the March 1937 edition of the Post Office magazine, this    picture shows a post office van on its delivery route near Nairn in the    Scottish Highlands.

A Royal Mail van by the River Findhorn near Nairn, Scotland, 1938 © Royal Mail Group Ltd courtesy of The British Postal Museum & Archive

Rait Castle interior -  built ca.1240 when the Thanedom of Rait was held by Clan MacIntosh. It has changed hands several times: de Raits, Campbells, Comyns, MacIntoshes, and Campbells again.  It is said to be haunted by the daughter the Cumming laird. She died in tragic circumstances when she fell from one of the window ledges after her hands were cut off on her father's orders. He had invited Macintosh guest, but planned to murder them and thought his daughter had revealed his plan to them.

Rait Castle interior - built It is said to be haunted by the daughter the Cumming laird.

Postman late 1850s.

British Postman and pillar box, late by British Postal Museum & Archive. Note his hat and coat/trousers; emigrants took their normal clothing with them to Utah!

Photograph showing black women postal clerks sorting mail in the Chicago Post Office circa 1970.

Photograph showing black women postal clerks sorting mail in the Chicago Post Office circa

Ken Russell, 'Promenade in Portobello', 1954

'Promenade in Portobello', 1954 by Ken Russell, before he was a film director Ken was a photographer, view his 'Lost London' photos here

Clava Cairns by Culloden, Scotland - Clava Cairns is the site of an exceptionally well preserved group of prehistoric burial cairns that were built about 4,000 years ago. The Bronze Age cemetery complex comprises of passage graves, ring cairns, kerb cairn, standing stones in a beautiful setting and the remains of a chapel of unknown date.

Sacred Places: Clava Cairns by Culloden, Scotland - Clava Cairns is the site of an exceptionally well preserved group of prehistoric burial cairns that were built about years ago.

July 29, 1920: U. S. Postal Office’s first transcontinental airmail flight takes off from New York to San Francisco.

MAIL~July U. Postal Office’s first transcontinental airmail flight takes off from New York to San Francisco.

Harlem Renaissance via the Cotton Club - Iconic Image of musicians outside the…

Jeannette Lee, Chicago's first female letter carrier, in 1944. Photo courtesy, Smithsonian Institute.

Jeanette Lee, the first female letter carrier in Chicago, gathering mail from a street collection box in this 1944 photograph.

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