The very first postcards were plain and unadorned, but in the early 20th century their elaborate designs made postcards a popular way to share pictures across the miles.

Here’s your chance to share some of the first picture postcards with your friends and family. Browse these mini masterpieces from the Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Collection, highlight your favorite image, click SELECT, then follow the prompts to write your message. Once everything is as you want it, click SUBMIT.