The paper is tree-free Arches paper in a beautiful cream colour.
Measures approximately 7 x 12 inches, and comes with a protective backing and cellophane sleeve. Shipped flat in a protective mailer.
* * * * ABOUT LETTERPRESS PRINTING * * * * *
This original print is letterpress printed by hand on a Chandler and Price antique printing press from 1925. Letterpress printing is a type of relief printing invented in the 15th century, and excels at highlighting the sharp contrast between crisp type and soft paper.
Letterpress printing is perfect for marking special occasions. When you see letterpress-printed invitations, cards or announcements, you see that a great deal of thoughtfulness into their design and craft.
Quietly, it speaks about the time invested in placing the individual letters and ornaments. It excels at contrasting crisp type and soft paper. It reminds us of artisan traditions being kept alive.