'Sketches at the General Post Office', London, 1875.

'Sketches at the General Post Office', London, 1875.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

Engraving from the 'Illustrated London News', after sketches by J Bell, showing various activities at the General Post Office's busy new postal sorting office which opened at Newgate, London, in 1874. Clockwise from top left, the four images are captioned as follows: 'Receiving Letters at the EC Window'; 'Receiving Provincial Bags in the Inland Lobby'; 'Facing Letters'; 'Making up at 7.57'.

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