Paper Bag
Fairbrother High Class Bakers - paper bag.
Part of the Greenwich Borough Museum collection.

Paper bags have not changed much in a hundred years. This one is also a fine piece of advertising. Unlike today, Henry would not have thrown his paper bag away. In 1901, a paper bag had many uses. When slit down the sides and opened flat, it became a precious piece of paper for drawing or writing on. Later it could be used to light the stove. Fairbrother Bakers 1902.

Unique ID: H2866
Creator: Fairbrother Bakers
Date: 1902
Copyright: Out of Copyright