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The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

 

 
Wall Mounted Designs
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Wall Mounted Pockets. 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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The Wall Pocket - 1876 onwards

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The Shelf - 1932 onwards

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Le Porte-Allumettes - 1932

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1940

'At Home Tonight' by Herbert McKay, which was published by Oxford University Press in London, New York and Toronto in 1940, contains diagrams for 'A Tidy', intended to be fixed to a wall with a drawing pin.

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