Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

 

 
Paper Mice and Rats
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper mice. 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.

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In Japan

A paper mouse appears on the front cover of 'Origami (Part 2)' by Isao Honda, which was published in Japan in 1932.

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In Western Europe / USA

The extended version of 'El Mundo de Papel' by Dr Nemesio Montero, which was published by G Miranda in Edicions Infancia in Valladolid in 1951, contains a design for 'El Raton' (The Rat)

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