Sinonimi: postal card | mailing-card
A card for sending messages by post without an envelope; SYN. postal card, mailing-card.
Card with space for a written message that can be sent through the mail without an envelope. The postcard’s inventor was Emmanual Hermann, of Vienna, who in 1869 proposed a “postal telegram”, sent at a lower fee than a normal letter with an envelope. The first picture postcard was produced 1894.