The Public Paperfolding History Project

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Paper Cups
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper cups. 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 Paper Cup - 1900 onwards



This alternative way of making a paper cup from a rectangle appears in Popular Mechanics Magazine for April 1924. Information from Josť Tomas Buitrago.