All of us are used to send each other postcards with the new year. Agree, this is a great way to pass a piece of holiday warmth to family and friends. White snow, tree, funny characters – what could be better addition to the good mood? As you know, everything in the world when something happens the first time. Every phenomenon has its own prerequisites. In this connection the question arises, where there was a tradition to give cards to the new year. Set up time machine. Ready? Let's go! Let us fast forward more than a thousand years ago.
Who is he mutters in an unintelligible language? So this is a Chinese laments that did not find the house owner. What do you do? The answer is clear and simple. Should be left note, which will indicate the name of the visitor. Of course, modern postcards such messages have a very distant relationship, but looking at the first car, it is almost impossible to find similarities with the present. So let's say "Thank you" to the Chinese for the idea and go further.
The Middle Ages. In the role of cards are the engravings with Christian motifs. Of course, it's expensive, and it is available not for everyone. Well, okay. We are much nicer to receive bright and funny pictures than any medieval engravings, right? Brothers-Slavs represented novogodnie images in popular prints. They do so. On dostochku first to make a drawing, and then special cutters cut out the places where there should be no paint.