Postcard sized images of nude or semi-nude women, produced primarily in France in the late 19th and early 20th century. Or, to view more gifts based on our old erotic postcards, follow this link. Naples, Italy - Old vintage erotic postcard. Italian Postcard - "Costumi Africani" Cyrenaica. It is said this woman was possibly the lover of Emile Zola and the inspiration for the titular character in his novel Nana.