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Chicago Worker's Cottage House Greeting Card

Chicago Worker's Cottage House Greeting Card

Catherine Elizabeth

Regular price $5.00 Sale

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