Hertfordshire Postcard Artists, Photographers, Publishers, etc.

Postcards published by Valentine's Library, Harpenden



  The Village Pond, Harpenden

No publisher - early format card posted 1908
(another version seen - colour and full area -  posted 1905. Yet another explicitly published "H Valentine Series")


Theses are examples of his cards, probably issued circa 1904.


The Common in Summer, Harpenden

H. Valentine's Series


Harpenden Common

Same image, later format



Parish Church, Harpenden

H. Valentine's Series



The following series of postcards of Harpenden were published by Henry Valentine, Stationer, High Street, Harpenden, (1912 Kelly's Directory), probably shortly before the First World War. His cards are not to be confused with nationally important postcard publisher, Valentine & Sons Ltd. of Dundee.

The Parish Church

The distinctive back - published by "Valentine's Library, Harpenden" Ref D .601/1100 and printed in England

St John's Church

Trees on Harpenden Common

The Village Pond

The Village Pond in Winter (copy seen posted 1917)
Sun Lane

Harpenden Common in Winter (posted 1918)

Harpenden Common


Another view of the Common

Hatching Green, Harpenden
Known posted in 1904. There is a monochrome version of this card, with a less decorative back - posted in 1910

Thatched Cottages at Hatching Green, Harpenden





Park Gates, Rothamsted, Harpenden
posted 1907 


River Lea, Harpenden


The following cards have a later RA Series back

St George's School

October 2006   Page updated
April 2012   Reformated with biography