Raphael Tuck & Sons?was a business started by Raphael Tuck and his wife in?Bishopsgate?in the?City of London in October 1866,?selling pictures and greeting cards, and eventually selling?postcards, which was their most successful line. Their business was one of the best known in the “postcard boom” of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Their contributions left a lasting effect on most of the artistic world. During?the Blitz, the company headquarters, Raphael House, was destroyed including the originals for most of their series. The company never fully recovered.
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