Potato From the City Wall Gardens

Potato From the City Wall Gardens

Does mailing a postcard seem Old School? How about sending a postcard made by hand using medieval methods? You can’t get any more Old School than that! Sheet by sheet, we carefully craft our handmade paper. It is thick and rich with designs which are letterpress printed into its rough surface. Now that’s not a postcard you would find on every street corner!

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Description

The potato reached Estonia between 1740 and 1750 and went on to become one of the most important food crops by the end of the 19th Century. As rye bread had been Estonia’s main food for centuries, the potato was oftend called second bread. Potatoes were also used as the primary ingredient for producing alcoholic spirits at Estonia’s manor houses. Over the last ten years, the consumption of potatoes in Estonia has dropped by half and yet it remains an important source of nourishment. Mashed potatoes, potato salad, fried potatoes, and oven-baked potatoes are still the favourite foods of many Estonians.

Our postcards are handmade from 100% recycled paper and printed with our letterpress on both sides.

Additional information

Weight 7 g
Format

A6 (148 x 105 mm)

Print colour

Black

Watercolour

Brown