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LUNCH BAG - MUSTARD ADVERTISEMENT

Be the cool kid in the lunchroom with this retro lunch bag which features an advertisement for mustard from 1945. This re-usable brown paper bag style lunch sack is perfect for the vintage lovers in your life. It will keep your lunch, and drinks, the perfect temperature.

It is a laminated and insulated bag with a roll top closure and front pocket. Dimensions are slightly larger than the average roll top lunch kit 12.4" H x 7.5" W x 5.12" L.

Image: Edmonton Journal December 19, 1945 (altered)

TEA TOWEL – CITADEL THEATRE COSTUME SKETCH, ELIZA

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a beautiful costume sketch by Phillip Silver for the Citadel Theatre production of Pygmalion (PR1978.0209.0002). Featuring a full colour image of this unique costume design, this machine washable tea towel is sure to brighten up your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels is made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

TEA TOWEL – GIN PILLS

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a common miracle cure featured in newspapers during the 1918 Spanish Flu. Gin Pills promised to cure a large variety of ailments from the flu to backaches to kidney problems. This advertisement was taken from a February 1920 edition of the Edmonton Journal newspaper. The towel is machine washable and is sure to bring some humour to your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels is made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

THE "SHINY KITCHEN" PACKAGE - A LIVING SPACE EXHIBIT

The Provincial Archives of Alberta is proud to present its newest gallery exhibit, A Living Space by Gillian Willans. In this wonderful new exhibit, artistic inspiration has turned archival photographic images into painted scenes and emotive drawings of the domestic realm. These poignant paintings capture spaces of the past which were entirely sourced from the PAA collection. 

Bring a bit of the Provincial Archives to your domestic space with the Perfect Homemaker Package! It contains unique household items that feature PAA images. It also makes a wonderful housewarming gift.   

The "Shiny Kitchen" package contains:

· Loose Leaf Tea

· Tea Towel

· Insulated Lunch Bag

Visit the PAA to view A Living Space and see how archival records can inspire art!

THE “HOMEMAKER SUPREME” PACKAGE - A LIVING SPACE EXHIBIT

The Provincial Archives of Alberta is proud to present its newest gallery exhibit, A Living Space by Gillian Willans.  In this wonderful new exhibit, artistic inspiration has turned archival photographic images into painted scenes and emotive drawings of the domestic realm.  These poignant paintings capture spaces of the past which were entirely sourced from the PAA collection. 

Bring a bit of the Provincial Archives to your domestic space with the Perfect Homemaker Package! It contains unique household items that feature PAA images.  It also makes a wonderful housewarming gift.   

The "Homemaker Supreme" package contains:

· Apron

· Loose Leaf Tea

· Tea Towel

Visit the PAA to view A Living Space and see how archival records can inspire art!

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