Most of the postcards were unauthorised, but all were produced to meet the demand of those who came to the town to see the home of Stratford's most famous resident. Corelli was reticent about sitting for or allowing photographs of her to circulate. She was particularly piqued by the series of cartoon postcards depicting her on her gondola, in her little carriage, at the boat club, and with her dog produced by an enterprising Stratford newsagent.