How is it that Family Photos appear on Postcards?

Can photos be sent as postcards?

To print a photo postcard, you simply need to print your photo, making sure it’s the correct dimensions to be sent in the mail. You don’t need to add a photo to a standard postcard; you can simply send the photo as a postcard in the mail.

When were photos put on postcards?

Although the world’s first picture postcards date from the 1860s to the mid-1870s, most of the earliest American picture postcards extant today are those that were sold at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, starting on May 1, 1893.

What makes real photo postcards?

A real photo postcard (RPPC) is a continuous-tone photographic image printed on postcard stock. The term recognizes a distinction between the real photo process and the lithographic or offset printing processes employed in the manufacture of most postcard images.

How do you put a picture on a postcard?


Quote from video: After that simply resize your image to a 4×6 inch picture then you're going to print it out onto some photo paper once that is finished you're going to need to cut your postcard out.

How do you tell if a postcard is a real photo?

Real photo postcards are postcards with genuine photographic images on the front. They are actual photographs on photopaper, but designed to be mailed and have letters written on the back. As with all photographs, if you examine the images under strong magnification the you’ll see no dot or other printed ink patterns.

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