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Wish you were here: the surprisingly fascinating history of postcards

Love Exploring Logo By Rachel Truman of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 28: When was the last time you received a handwritten postcard? The act of sending postcards on holiday has declined in the digital era as social media has allowed the instantaneous sharing of snaps and messages. Does it threaten to make the postcard obsolete entirely? We take a look back at its history and argue the case for resurrecting this sentimental souvenir of holidays past.

Postcards are more than just mementos

When was the last time you received a handwritten postcard? The act of sending postcards on holiday has declined in the digital era as social media has allowed the instantaneous sharing of snaps and messages. Does it threaten to make the postcard obsolete entirely? We take a look back at its history and argue the case for resurrecting this sentimental souvenir of holidays past.
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