Chicago Worker's Cottage House Greeting Card
The Chicago workers cottage was a vernacular housing style built from the 1870s to 1910s as affordable housing for working and middle-class homeowners. The house features a narrow rectangular footprint to fit on a city lot and a simple gable (peaked) roof and can be found throughout the city.
Look closely at this card, Chicago-based collage artist, Catherine Elizabeth, exclusively uses upcycled newspaper to form the image. No paint or dyes. Created with over 100 individually hand-cut and torn pieces found in ads, pictures, and comics, her art exists to tell stories and preserve memories. This card is a print of her original creation.
Blank inside, comes with white envelope.
Size: A2 4.25" x 5.5"
Made by: Catherine Elizabeth in Chicago