Exhibition on Carrier Bags Budapest

posted by Katalin Teller on 2010/01/26 13:14

A retrospective chamber exhibition of bags and sacks from the history of commerce in Hungary (CARRIER BAGS AND SACKS, the 20th century of wrapping and carrying). A unique collection of 80 important pieces including tinfoil, silk paper, cardboard, wrapping paper, disposable PVC and nylon carrier bags on show for the first time. Unforgettable brands, long-gone manufacturers and shops: shopping bags with the logos of large department stores Szivárvány, Corvin and Lottó as well as of small shop-owners Ignácz Frisch, Victor Kovács and György Fleischer.

The exhibition runs from 20 January till 28 February. Please, note that it will be closed from 26 January till 2 February. Open from 10 am to 6 am Monday through Friday. Galeria Centralis - 1051 Arany J. utca 32. - www.osaarchivum.org.


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