Original and unique postcard from the archive of Oscar Parkes. THe postcard shows the Royal Navy vessel HMS Polyphemus entertainment Troupe and the image is dated for 1899 . Oscar Parkes was editoer of Janes Fighting Ships until 1935 he was also director of the Imperial War Museums photographic archive . Parkes passed in 1958 . THe postcard is unused and is in v v good condition . Thank you .