Daphne Padden, 1927-2009

Send your Valentine a special greetings telegram

Send your Valentine a special greetings telegram. PRD 1261, c.1962, POST 110/4431

Artist and graphic designer Daphne Padden worked mainly in watercolour and gouache. She produced posters for several transport companies as well as stamp designs for Crown Agents for overseas territories. The Royal Archive includes a number of 1960s posters by Padden.

More by Daphne Padden

We hold two more colourful Daphne Padden posters in our collections.

  • Greetings: Stamp your card with 4d for that important day

    ‘Greetings: Stamp your card with 4d for that important day, Give it VIP treatment to speed it on its way’. PRD 1885, 1967, POST 110/3994.

  • Do you want your greetings telegram to arrive at a particular time?

    ‘Do you want your greetings telegram to arrive at a particular time?

Posters by other artists on the same theme

Here are some more posters from our collections advertising greetings telegrams.

'Send your good wishes by greetings telegram'. Poster artwork by Abram Games, PRD 179 and 180, c.1938, POST 109/404.
'Send your good wishes by greetings telegram'. Poster artwork by Abram Games, PRD 179 and 180, c.1938, POST 109/404.
'For all happy occasions send Greetings Telegrams'. Poster artwork by Hans Arnold Rothholz, PRD 592, 1950, POST 109/408.
'For all happy occasions send Greetings Telegrams'. Poster artwork by Hans Arnold Rothholz, PRD 592, 1950, POST 109/408.
'For all joyous occasions send Greetings Telegrams'. Poster artwork by Leonard Beaumont, PRD 685, 1952, POST 109/415.
'For all joyous occasions send Greetings Telegrams'. Poster artwork by Leonard Beaumont, PRD 685, 1952, POST 109/415.
'Hand in your greetings telegrams in advance'. Poster artwork by F H K Henrion, advertising the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation greetings telegram, PRD 709, 1953, POST 109/416.
'Hand in your greetings telegrams in advance'. Poster artwork by F H K Henrion, advertising the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation greetings telegram, PRD 709, 1953, POST 109/416.
'Send your Christmas greetings by radio to ships at sea'. Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 1105, 1960, POST 110/1406.
'Send your Christmas greetings by radio to ships at sea'. Poster designed by unknown artist, PRD 1105, 1960, POST 110/1406.
'Send your Valentine a special greetings telegram'. Poster designed by Faith Jaques, PRD 1142, 1960, POST 110/1414A.
'Send your Valentine a special greetings telegram'. Poster designed by Faith Jaques, PRD 1142, 1960, POST 110/1414A.
'Send a deluxe greetings telegram and give added pleasure'. Poster designed by Albany Wiseman, PRD 1562, 1965, POST 110/4442.
'Send a deluxe greetings telegram and give added pleasure'. Poster designed by Albany Wiseman, PRD 1562, 1965, POST 110/4442.

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