Postcard World: Disasters

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DIS033A lovely old printed card of the Wattstown Colliery Disaster. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS038A lovely old Real Photo card with the caption ' Hastings Pier on Fire '. The card is unused and is in an excellent condition. 19170display
DIS042A dramatic old printed card of the London and South Western Railways ' Hilda ' smashed on the rocks at Saint-Malo. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS061A delightful old Real Photo card features the Valley Theatre after the floods at Holmfirth in 1944. The card is unused and is in an excellent condition. 0display
DIS067A delightful old Real Photo card of a Vanguard Motor accident at Handcross. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition 19060display
DIS068A very interesting old Real Photo card features Mackey's Cattle Mill at Maidstone with firemen after the fire of 1909. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19090display
DIS082A lovely old Real Photo card features the broken pier at Southend-on-Sea in 1908. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 19100display
DIS092A lovely old Real Photo card features the Steamship Porthcawl on fire at Great Yarmouth in 1933. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS094An interesting old printed card features the collapse of the Falls View Bridge over Niagara in 1938. The card is unused and has a little corner wear. 0display
DIS096An interesting old card from the Peveril series features Whaddon Lodge, struck by lightning in 1904. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS099A very nice old Edwardian printed card features the floods at Whitstable in 1897. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS115A lovely old Real Photo card of the Belgian trawler ' Commander Bulting ' wrecked October 3rd 1929 at Rossall Point with loss of 3 lives. Card is postally unused and is in a very good condition. 19290display
DIS117A very nice old Real Photo card of the railway crash at Cudworth near Barnsley. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS120A superb old Real Photo card of the steamship Eastfield stranded on Beachy Head. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS122A super old detailed card of the railway collision at Huddersfield on Good Friday 1905. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19050display
DIS123A lovely old Real Photo card features the burnt out All Saints church at Penarth. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS124A lovely old Real Photo card shows the dye works of F. Steiner at Church in Lancashire well ablaze and severely damaged. Steiner in the early 20th century were the leading manufacturer of Art Nouveau fabric patterns. The card is unused and is in a very g 19050display
DIS127A delightful old Real Photo card features the steamship 'Castleford' on the rocks of Cornwall. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS134A lovely old Real Photo card of the Great Central Railway crash at Wombwell. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19110display
DIS136A very nice old Real Photo card of a flooded Windsor Road in Lowestoft. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19050display
DIS146A Lovely old Real Photo card captures the destruction of the Memorial Theatre at Stratford, by fire.The card was unused and is in a very good condition. 19260display
DIS147A delightful old Real Photo card of the Camers shop of C.W. Vorley under water at Raunds during the floods of 1912. The photograph for this postcard has been produced by Mr Vorley himself, very unusual. 19120display
DIS148A lovely Real Photo card looks over the damaged village of Lynmouth after the floods of 1952. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19520display
DIS149A lovely Real Photo card looks at the remains of a battered house in the village of Lynmouth after the floods of 1952. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19520display
DIS150An attractive old sepia card features the result of the destruction wrought by one shell from the bombardment of the Hartlepools in 1916. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19160display
DIS154A lovely old Real Photo card shows a crowd gathered round to see the effects of the boiler explosion at the Gas Works, Longridge where two died. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19060display
DIS155A Very nice old card of the funeral of A.1. disaster victim Lieutenant Mansergh. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS156A lovely old Real Photo card by Benton of the Louth disaster in May 1920. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19200display
DIS157A lovely old animated Real Photo card of the shattered engine after an horrific crash at Colchester on 12th July 113. The card is postally unused and is in a very good condition. 19130display
DIS158A very nice old Real Photo card of a man and car in a flooded street (location unknown). The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
DIS159A nice old printed card of a crashed engine at Elliot Junction near Arbroath advertising insurance with Charles Letts. The card is unused and while not the best of printing see scan, condition is very good. 19060display
DIS160A superb old Real Photo card by Benton numbered 4 features The Senghenydd Pit Disaster with caption 'The pit where 400 miners were entombed on Tuesday October 14th 1913. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 19130display
DIS161A superb old Real Photo card by Benton numbered 7 features The Senghenydd Pit Disaster with caption 'A rescue party leaving after an all night search on October 14th 1913. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 19130display
DIS162A superb old Real Photo card by Benton numbered 13 features The Senghenydd Pit Disaster with caption 'A street in Senghenydd, a victim in every house' on October 14th 1913. The card was postally usedand is in a very good condition. 19130display
BER114A delightful old animated Real Photo card features the flood at Caversham in 1910. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19100display
BIR0746An interesting old printed card features a fatal tram accident where 2 died and 17 were injured on October 1st 1907. The card is unused and other than the back being a little faded is in a very good condition. 19070display
BIR0758A very nice old card covering a fatal tram accident in Warstone Lane Birmingham. The card is unused, reverse a little grubby but in very good condition. 0display
CHO386Another Dutch disaster card by George Shepherd from the Raphael Tuck series 'Dutch Matters' numbered 8607. The card was postally used and is in a good condition 19130display
DEV358A very nice old Real Photo card of Withycombe Mill which was demolished due to flood damage in early sixties. The card was postally used and other than a corner crease bottom right is in a very good condition. 0display
FRA037An interesting old printed card of a pic-a bac to avoid the Paris floods of 1914. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
HAM322A very interesting old card featuring floods at Shipton Bellinger. The card was postally used and has wear to edgw and corners - see scan, but scarce item. 19040display
KEN186A lovely old Real Photo card of a tram crash at Ramsgate on 3/08/1905 . The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
KEN263A superb slice of social history on this old Real Photo card of the mass burials following the munitions explosion at Faversham in 1916. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
NOR117A lovely old Real Photo card features the damage to Trowse Church following the Norwich floods of 1912. The card is unused and is in a very good/excellent condition.. 0display
NORB244A lovely old Real Photo card of carpet washing following the floods at Otterburn. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
OXF067An interesting old card features Port Meadow in the flood of 1904. The card is unused and has picked up a little surface dirt on the way. con 0display
OXF068An interesting old card features Mesopotamia in the flood of 1904. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
SCO278A lovely old Real Photo card features the floods at Troon in 1912. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
SHN229An interesting old Wrench card features a boom explosion. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
STA439A fascinating old card issued by London & North Western Railway features a flooded Walsall Station in 1886. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
SUS0497A superb old Real Photo card of a train crash in Littlehampton in August 1920 when faulty brakes sent a train through the buffers. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19200display
SUS0550A superb old Real Photo card of a horse and motor accident at Worthing in 1908. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 0display
TRB025An interesting old card features a Vanguard motor accident at Handcross. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 0display
WAR0595An interesting old Real Photo card of the flooded river Teme at Lea Marston in 1910. The card is unused and is in a very good condition. 19100display
WOR0522A delightful and scarce old card features people looking at a flooded Dovecote Road in Stourbridge. The card was postally used and is in a very good condition. 19110display

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