The Public Paperfolding History Project

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Paper Bookmarks
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper bookmarks. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.


The Lighthouse Bookmark - 1917 onwards



This design for a decorative mulri-piece bookmark appears in 'Xu Zhe zhi tu shuo' (More Illustrated Paperfolding) by Yongxiang Shi, which was published by the Commercial Press in Shanghai in 1917.