picture postcard

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Noun1.picture postcard - a postcard with a picture on one sidepicture postcard - a postcard with a picture on one side
mailing-card, post card, postal card, postcard - a card for sending messages by post without an envelope
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It was this figure that her husband saw when, having reached the polished Sphinx, having entangled himself with a man selling picture postcards, he turned; the stanza instantly stopped.
The British fascination for sending picture postcards through the post to share news and messages from home, or as a souvenir of holidays, really took off in 1894 when the Post Office allowed them to be sent with an adhesive stamp through the mail and only an address on the non-picture side.
Interestingly enough, picture postcards were somewhat late in arriving on the scene.
Picture postcards began to circulate in the early 1900s.
Alison Rowley adds picture postcards to the list of media such as popular books, newspapers, posters, films, and theatre that historians and critics have explored in recent decades.
Hatemail: Anti-Semitism on Picture Postcards elicits such ambiguous sentiments.
PICTURE postcards from the past will be discussed at the next meeting of the Nuneaton branch of the Historical Association.
In the late Victorian period picture postcards of Birmingham's Civic Centre were very popular across Europe, particularly in Germany, as befitted such an important city, and many were printed abroad like the one shown which was printed in Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II's Germany.
This dazzling photo of the Northern Lights is among the latest picture postcards taken on the International Space Station 250 miles above Earth.
A CARDIFF historian has co-written a book with his daughter depicting the city's social and historical change through picture postcards.
Though no picture postcards attest to their presence, Berkeley, CA, was once inhabited by Native Americans, then a family who had obtained a land grant from Mexico.
Art & Design in Photoshop tells how to simulate just about anything in Photoshop, from art to graffiti, picture postcards to medieval manuscripts.