Osborne House

Isle of Wight


Old postcards are sometimes poorly produced and grainy, I've done my best to scan them.

Dates are from the card or my estimate (where possible). The maker of the card is shown in brackets (where available).

All pictures on this page are from my own collection, but are not my copyright. Copy If you wish, but if you repost or reuse them would you please out of courtesy let me know.

Prince of Wales, Osborne Osbourne House Lodge

The Prince of Wales, Osborne. The entrance gate is on the middle right. From the early 1900's. (Knight)

The entrance lodge (now the main entrance) around 1910. (Welch)

Osborne Gate House Osborne Entrance gates
The entrance lodge from the other side, about the same date.

The entrance gate used by Queen Victoria, and through which she was taken

after her death. They reputedly remained closed for many years afterwards.


Aerial view of Osborne House

Osborne House - East Front

Aerial view of Osborne House, probably from around 1970. (MPBW)

Osborne House, East Front dated about 1909 - also contains the wording 'Where Queen Victoria died January 22nd 1901. The Kings gift to the nation.'

Osborne House and Terrace

Osborne House - West Front

Osborne House and Terrace from the garden, undated. (Photochrom)

Osborne House, West Front dated about 1907. (LL)

Osborne from the north

Osborne House Terrace and Garden

A more unusual view, Osborne from the north around 1910. (Woodbury)

The Terrace Gardens, undated. This card and the next one were published by H M Officer of Works. (Swain)

Osborne House Terrace looking towards the Solent

Osborne House - Swiss Cottage

Osborne House Terrace looking towards the Solent. (Swain)

Swiss Cottage, about half a mile from the house, where the children of Queen Victoria played. (Kirk)

Osborne House, Albert Barracks
Osborne Barracks, near Swiss Cottage, used Queen Victoria's Children. (Nelson)

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4 August 2013