Single greeting card with an adaptation of an illustration of different types of whales from The Marine Mammals of the North-Western Coast of North America, described and illustrated, (1874). From top to bottom: humpback, common minke (sharp-headed finner), grey and fin whales. Printed on sustainably sourced, acid free, carbon neutral paper. Individually wrapped in a cellophane sleeve, with a 120gsm recycled envelope.
The Pattern Book curates vintage graphics from art, literature and science to create unique greeting cards. There’s beauty to be found everywhere. Whether in a long-forgotten graphic work, an old scientific illustration, an obscure, even baffling, technical drawing, the Pattern Book cards focus on art, science and the history of ideas, seeking out thoughtful and elegant designs in unusual places. These cards are printed in England on sustainably sourced paper.