Many of them are from the J.Arthur Dixon Postcards A History of the Greetings and Postcard Company on the Isle of Wight
Here are some more of them, the first of which I've used in the new blog header.
Rydal Water, Westmorland
Morning Mist, Langdale Valley
The Lake District
Photography by R.Dixon
Esthwaite Lodge Youth Hostel, Hawkshead
J.Arthur Dixon Photogravure
The Lodge Today
The Lake District, UK
Photograph by John A. Dodding
Derwentwater and Causey Pike
Photograph by Douglas Scott
Buttermere Lake and Crummock Water, Cumberland
Photograph by W.Asplin
I would love to visit the exact spot where some of these were taken.
Because we don't have enough clutter in our house, I have been using the great big frame to display postcards and pictures, changing things up every now and then.
We used to have some of these as wallpaper in our old student house. Some of these are relatively new, like the man in red from Buckingham Palace exhibition, and the new, old postcards from the scrap shop.
Others have been with me for years.
It's nice to have a mood board of sorts, full of old familiars and newbies.
The collection is out-growing this old shoebox.