Published real photo postcards on a variety of subjects including animals, cameos, children, greetings, royalty, songs, and views.
They are best known however for their portraits of actresses.
They also produced numerous souvenir and brochures for the holiday firms.
Both for the letting agents like Blakes and individual or independent boatyards.
Following the popularisation of East Anglia as a holiday destination, in the late 19th century, Jarrolds became a well known publisher of Picture Postcards and Guide Books The publishing division became a major player in the international printing and publishing world but we are particularly interested in activities related to the Norfolk Broads.Apart from Postcards, Jarrolds also published novels and guide books such as the most famous ‘Handbook to the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk & Suffolk’ by G.Christopher Davies (in 1882) and the much later but also well known: ‘What to do on the Norfolk Broads’ an annual publication.(Incorrectly marked as the Japanese Chacabaco on the card! In clean condition to the front with minimal corner wear.(VG)Wright & Logan photo of the French destroyer Chacal of 1924.
The postcards range in date from the 1890s to the 1980s and were given to the library by a wide variety of donors.