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picture postcard

postcard (def 1).
Origin of picture postcard
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the Web for picture-postcard
Contemporary Examples
  • Her shots of these horses are lovely, but come too close to picture-postcard animal aesthetics for my liking.

    Sleeping Titans Blake Gopnik February 26, 2013
Historical Examples
  • Not so very long afterwards Adela and I had a honeymoon, followed by a picture-postcard from Herbert.

  • It was painfully amusing to him to see Matildas face in the picture-postcard shops.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan
  • Mr. Burrowes with growing excitement felt in his breast-pocket and produced a picture-postcard, which he thrust into her hand.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
  • I've been in the foc'sle and there ain't so much as a photo nor a picture-postcard nailed up.

    Captain Calamity Rolf Bennett
  • The picture-postcard, as an educative and refining influence, has left an abiding mark upon the youth of the present day.

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