Vintage Erotic Postcards from the Early 20th Century

June 29, 2019 | in Erotica
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES
BOB THOMAS/POPPERFOTO/GETTY IMAGES

Before you could send nudie pics through your smart watch there were other admittedly way more PG-13 ways to let someone know you were "thinking" about them. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there were erotic postcards that, due to their origin, came to be known informally as "French Postcards" in the US. However, they were illegal to send via mail so you could only find them in certain "discreet" stores and street traders.

This particular series of images is credited to Bob Thomas/Popper/Getty Images.

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