It turns out that something like a stamp. Then, the parts that appear, are lubricated with black paint, falls from the top sheet of paper. The paint is imprinted on it, and drawing is ready. Initially, the New splints depicted a happy family with nothing? .. That's right! With a bag of money. Is not this what we often have dreams in the coming year? Then, on the splints were pictured in forest landscapes, religious images.
That time has come to visit England, the first since 1794. Why this year? Because then the artist by the name of Dobson created the first card, dedicated to our holiday. Imagine a winter forest. Everywhere, snow, trees, and near the Christmas tree met a happy family. That is what was shown on the first Christmas picture. But the thought of a postcard in the mail to send Henry Cole is almost 50 years later in 1843.
He was a friend of John Gersli, who agreed as a friend draw a card. From this figure, printed a thousand, and it was the first batch of these, more than our usual Christmas cartons. Clearly, a good example is contagious. And since then, on planet Earth have all become to congratulate each friend to the end of the year and start another with the greeting cards. Once denounced the British mail to the Russian Empire painted paper messages, they are interested in our country. There is a version that the first Russian Christmas Card – artist Nikolai Isayev merit. Change of power. Socialism has come, and religion was declared "the opium of the people." Therefore, the entire Christmas-New Year's attributes for a time disappeared. But then on Soviet postcards painted five-pointed stars and heroes. Revival occurred in the , and these images were intended to raise the morale of soldiers. In the postwar years, Christmas cards sang live in peace and quiet domestic happiness. Those who are older, with their nostalgia. Now young people rarely send pictures that you can hold in their hands. Increasingly confined to the SMS Coy well, or at least e-postcard. Is it good or bad, hard to judge. After all, twenty-first century – while other information and the speed of its transmission. One thing is certain: Cards will always be a very enjoyable way of expressing concern and urgency not to lose than ever!