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6. The South Side: Lambeth, The Imperial War Museum, The Royal Festival Hall & Esmeralda

In the middle of the road is a Harrison & Sons ‘General Printers’ van.  Despite the lowly moniker of ‘General Printers’ painted on its rear, Harrison & Sons were specialist printers, who printed nearly all the British Royal Mail stamps between the 1930s and up to the 1990s.  They also, in their time, printed banknotes for over […]

16. A Trip to Portsmouth & Southsea

“Fahrten nach Portsmouth und Southsea”  Trip to Portsmouth and Southsea From Hans Richard’s captions in his Scrapbook we know that he first visited Portsmouth on 15 September (Battle of Britain Day), and then again on 12 October. This is Waterloo Station, London. This photo was taken by Herta.  Later in this section on Portsmouth, Hans Richard pastes in two […]