A Message From the Past

Before texting or DMs, there were postcards...

In collaboration with

Le Carton Voyageur - Musée de la carte postale

Did you know... 140,000 postcards were sold on the first day they went on sale in France - other countries adopted the concept following this huge success.

Did you know... The most expensive postcard ever auctioned was sent by Picasso to Apollinaire in 1918 and featured a cubist portrait.

Did you know... The Eiffel Tower is the monument most featured on postcards: 5 billion postcards of it have been sold since 1889!

Did you know... In 1917, 1,700,000 postcards were exchanged every day in France.

Postcards in the Breton language

Le Carton Voyageur

See more of the postcard museum's collections