Shopping Bag Art of famous

Plymouth Shops

in the 1970's

Shopping bags may seem uninteresting to many people, but not to me! The examples seen here reflect an age past, the art style is now a memory.

They are scanned full size so you can download them and print them out - and make your own paper bags. I CAME, I SAW, I SHOPPED!

The file sizes are up to 300k or so, they have to be this size for 1:1 reproduction.

John Yeo was a famous Plymouth department store situated on Royal Parade. CLICK HERE

Spooners, also a large department store was also on Royal Parade and have been in the city since before the Second World War. They are now Debenhams.CLICK HERE

Costers, a clothing store have now gone and were in New George Street, W H Smith now occupies the site. I well remember how they used to send cash from the tills to the upstairs office by a sort of vacuum tube compressed air conveying system.CLICK HERE

Tozers was another clothing store, sadly now gone.CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE, and HERE

Steve Johnson Cyber Heritage has published on the web several other heritage sites containing rare and unusual material; Steve Johnson is a winner of the 1997 Devon Heritage Education Award